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Gunshot fired at Maithri’s election rally stage

24 December 2014 04:28 am - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Several gunmen arrived in a van had opened fire at the stage of an election rally of common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena in Kolonnawa last night.


The rally was scheduled to be held this morning. Police said that no casualties were reported.


Meanwhile, an election office of Mr. Sirisena at Andigama in Anamaduwa was destroyed by an unidentified gang early this morning.

  Comments - 14

  • Weli Hora Wednesday, 24 December 2014 02:31 PM

    Dudly Sirisena is doing these you think ?

    marshall Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:24 AM

    Parajaye wiyaruwa.

    punchinilame Wednesday, 24 December 2014 06:30 PM

    Be warned, MS s life is at stake. Such is the mindset of the incumbent on winning, winning and winning - at any cost

    Berty Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:26 AM

    Desperate: Signs of the beginning of an end.

    shan Wednesday, 24 December 2014 06:46 PM

    These are frustrated signs of the Govt that signal of Common Candidates Victory

    Roshan Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:55 AM

    common ! every such incident encourages more and more votes for Mithree. common!

    Regular Joe Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:55 AM

    MR promised Democracy,Good governance ,better sociarty etc...just yesterday at the BMICH and already broken promise ?

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 24 December 2014 12:27 PM

    Monkeys should be left on trees and in their villages. They should never be bought to town and made leaders of decent human society.

    Ryan Wednesday, 24 December 2014 12:35 PM

    self inflicted definitely

    hari vanacharai Wednesday, 24 December 2014 04:06 PM

    executive president in action

    james Wednesday, 24 December 2014 04:30 PM

    well said

    Rimzan Wednesday, 24 December 2014 04:34 PM

    Can you Provide Evidence to prove that it is self inflicted?

    premalal Wednesday, 24 December 2014 10:00 AM

    Democrat in action.

    Tilak Wednesday, 24 December 2014 05:16 PM

    They must keep some armed men and wait and Ambush anyone who attempts to vandalize the Decorations, or attempt to do some unwanted thing and open fire on them so that they will be injured and thereby easy to identify.

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