A man who was preparing to return from a queue near a petrol station in Mirigama has died after being hospitalized, Mirigama Police said.

According to the Lankadeepa, the person had taken three cans of fuel from the queue.

He had fallen to the ground while carrying the third can and was rushed to the Mirigama Base Hospital by police officers on security duty. It has been revealed that the person who was admitted to the hospital had already died.