A stock of explosives has been found at the Private Bus Stand in Bastian Mawatha.
Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said that the explosives were found in a garbage bag together with 87 detonators in the vicinity.
Meanwhile, the Management has decided to close the Shangri-La hotel until further notice, subsequent to the terrorist attack on the premises yesterday.
In a statement issued by the hotel it is mentioned that they made this decision since guests who were staying at the hotel and some of the staff were victims of the explosion yesterday.
The Shangri-La hotel management said that anyhow arrangements are being made to find alternative accommodation for the guests who were already staying at the hotel.