At least five persons including a woman were injured after two gunmen opened fire at them in Modara a short while ago, Police said.
Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said the two gunmen arrived on a motorcycle had opened fire at the three-wheeler in which the victims were travelling in at Panganada Junction at around 3.00 pm today.
The injured were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.
Meanwhile, hospital sources said a pedestrian who was hit by the three-wheeler after it was shot at, was also admitted to the hospital.(Darshana Sanjeewa)