Probe on unidentified object which fell in Kandy (UPDATED)

An investigation has been launched into an unidentified object which fell in from the sky in Kandy this morning.

The Disaster Management Center said that the object was shaped like a pipe while the department of meteorology said they were trying to see if the object was part of the weather monitoring equipment deployed in the sky.

The object fell in Alawathugoda, Kandy this morning creating a sense of panic among people in the area.

UPDATED: The object which fell is a para light used by the military to illuminate the sky