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Inmate dies while attempting to escape Mahara Prison

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An inmate of the Mahara prison was killed and another six were captured when they attempted to escape early this morning.

Police said seven inmates had tried to escape the prison by climbing over the wall using ropes and bed sheets.

The prison’s security officers had opened fire in the air to stop them escaping.

One of the inmates who fell from the wall died after being admitted to the Ragama Hospital.

Police said two prison officers were also injured during the incident.

They were also admitted to the Ragama Hospital. (DSB)

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  • Buddhist Sunday, 03 May 2020 09:09 PM

    How can an unarmed person be killed that too a Prisoner? Another planned massacre?

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