CMEV has received information of a
shooting at the UNP party office near the Minnas Private Hospital,
Madurankuliya, Puttalam District at approximately 3.50pm. According to
the spokesperson of the Puttalam Base hospital Mr. Saman Kumara of
Thonigala, Anamaduwa has died as a result of his injuries, while 4 other
persons were also admitted to the hospital. 3 of these persons were
transferred to the Kurunegala Hospital. The party affiliations of the
victims as well as the shooters remain unknown at the moment.
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