Petrol suspected to have caused fire killing 2 in Kahathuduwa

Petrol is suspected to have caused a fire in a house which killed two people in Kahathuduwa last night (Sunday).

Police investigations revealed that petrol stored in a container in the house may have caused the fire.

According to the Police, four people of the same family sustained injuries in the fire.

The fire killed a 41-year-old man and his 38-year-old wife while their two children sustained injuries.

An 18-year-old girl is said to be in critical condition while a 4-year-old girl is receiving treatment at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children in Colombo. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. See news like this without the background of the profession of the deceased or statement from the survivors can be misleading.

    We’re they gangster hoarding fuel and running a black market operator that went up in flames?

    Political murders how are we to know?

    What have friends of the deceased got to say?

    What type of content was posted on their social media?

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