Soldier killed in explosion

A soldier was killed and another sustained injuries following an explosion at a military training camp in Mullaitivu.
The army said that the explosion took place when the soldier was demonstrating how to handle an explosive device last evening.
The soldier sustained serious injuries in the accidental explosion while another soldier was also injured.
Both soldiers were admitted to hospital but one of them succumbed to his injuries in hospital this morning. (Colombo Gazette)