Panic in Badulla Hospital due to false alarm
Panic spread through the Badulla General Hospital today (25) due to a false alarm.
The patients who came to receive treatment were frightened and panicked as they were suspicious of a handbag left in the hospital.
It was later revealed that a group of people were suspicious of a female patient wearing a burqa and interrogated her. Amid the confusion, the woman went away leaving the handbag behind, which caused the patients and staff to panic.
A spokesman from the Badulla General Hospital told RepublicNext that the situation now is under control.