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A 32-year-old man was killed and three others were hospitalised when a gunman opened fire at them in Grandpass this morning.

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera, said the shooting incident occurred at around 8.00 a.m today outside the Henamulla Housing Scheme.

He said notorious underworld gangster Sanka Shirantha, alias 'Bloemendhal Sanka', is alleged to have carried out the shooting using a pistol.

The dead victim was identified as Dinesh Eranga and the injured were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital, the spokesman said. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • Sl Wednesday, 26 December 2018 09:48 AM

    For such a small nation we have a hell of lot of underworld gangs ....

    JOHAN Wednesday, 26 December 2018 10:25 AM

    Because most of the underworld gangs are operated by politicians

    Jaliya Wednesday, 26 December 2018 09:48 AM

    These underworld figures are a part of the illicit economy, where the income is generated and no taxes have been contributed to a well being of a society. Instead, the gangsters will create destruction and chaos. They are a part of an organized political clan, another group of uncivilized species who will protect them. Public knows who they are and we will show our displeasure in the up-coming elections. Vote all 225 out and bring in the foreign governing body.

    Navin Wednesday, 26 December 2018 11:33 AM

    You are only telling what we already know about the organised criminal gangs.But your conclusion that Sri Lanka be brought under foreign rule is tantamount to treason.In other countries you would be arrested for saying so.

    CHICAGO Wednesday, 26 December 2018 11:15 AM

    come or go Chicago

    Peterson Wednesday, 26 December 2018 11:36 AM

    We see a clear North-South divide here.

    Jayantha Wednesday, 26 December 2018 11:58 AM

    They all have very strong political support.


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