April 24, 2019 / 5:33 AM / a month ago

Sri Lanka police carry out controlled explosion near Colombo cinema

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police said on Wednesday they carried out a controlled explosion of a suspicious motorscooter parked near the popular Savoy cinema in the capital Colombo.

There were no explosives in the vehicle, police said.

Reporting by John Chalmers; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan

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