An Explosion has been reported in Anuradhapura. According to available information the blast has occurred near the old bus stand.
Several being have been admitted to the Anuradhapura hospital due to injuries received in the blast.
Update: According to unconfirmed reports, more than 50 people have been injured. The explosion has occurred during the ceremonial opening of new United National Party (UNP) office in Anuradhapura. Opposition leader for North Central provincial council, Major Gen. Janaka Perera was attending the event according to informed sources.