Sri Lanka: Seven killed in prison bus shooting!

( February 27, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Seven persons were killed in a shootout between prison guards and unidentified gunmen in Kalutara this morning.

A Black Maria transporting prisoners from the Kalutara Prison to the Kalutara Magistrates Courts premises came under attack when unidentified gunmen shot at it.

Underworld leader ‘Samayan’ was among those killed. A prison officer also lost his life in the incident.

The injured were rushed to the Nagoda Hospital.


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