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Topic - Ubaya Medawala
Three containers filled with explosives meant for road construction detonated Friday outside a police station in eastern Sri Lanka, killing 25 people, most of them police officers, in a blast government officials called an accident.
"Still we are receiving bodies," he said.
Military spokesman Maj. Gen. Ubaya Medawala said he initially feared, incorrectly, that the death toll was as high as 60, in light of the enormity of the damage caused by the blast.