PC candidate’s  firecrackers injure two women

By Suranga Dilhan

Two women passengers were injured when firecrackers, thrown by supporters of a provincial council candidate, fell into a moving bus at Nawalapitiya yesterday.

The victims were admitted to the Nawalapitiya and Gampola hospitals.

Party supporters had been lighting fire crackers to welcome the candidate campaigning in the town when the accident happened.

The victims suffered burn injuries on the face and shoulders. They were first admitted to the Nawalapitiya Hospital

Nawalapitiya police are conducting investigations.

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