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A 32 year-old father and his four-year-old daughter were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Moragahahena, Horana this evening (26), police said.

Police said that the mother of the child was injured in the incident and admitted to Horana Hospital. Initial reports said that the three were returning home at around 8.30 this evening on a push cycle, when a group of armed men opened fire on them.
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  • Sagarayakmeda Monday, 27 August 2012 04:15 AM

    Very sad. Don't blame the President. Could happen in any country. Thank you.

    rose Monday, 27 August 2012 09:04 AM

    what is happening to srilanka? most of the news headings are murders. People and government of the srilanka have to do and think about this matter in serious. Please politicians do not interfere police works.

    sami Monday, 27 August 2012 09:02 AM

    Animal cruelty protesters, please pay your attention cruelty against human. Take action against murder.

    Dr. Wedage Monday, 27 August 2012 08:58 AM

    Mervin, where are you. Why not protest for this, as your government is silence and not action been taken to stop the same for lst so many years... Where are we heading to. What about our future generation & country..

    Gulliver Gunathilaka Monday, 27 August 2012 09:23 AM

    This is a very sad and horrific incident, the crime in country is getting worse. No value for human life. Very scary.

    Gym Pappa Monday, 27 August 2012 09:24 AM

    Don't want to live here any more. Let me catch the next boat to Australia.

    dinesh Monday, 27 August 2012 04:49 AM

    this is getting worse than chicago in the 1920's...

    navi Monday, 27 August 2012 04:45 AM

    No Law and order, killers are at large, where is the so called freedom that they say, even a 4 year old kid cannot survive.

    Who is protecting the general public.

    Ramesh Gunawardene Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:49 AM

    Further Miracles will be performed......

    Raja Poxy's Miracle of Asia.

    roshan raz Monday, 27 August 2012 05:16 AM

    we are living in a cursed country...where people protest killing of animals but no value for human lives

    Appuwa Monday, 27 August 2012 09:26 AM

    Why can't Dr Mervin and clan protest on this regards rather than creating disharmony among other communities.

    Innocent Civilian Monday, 27 August 2012 05:17 AM

    Yeah Dinesh, peak time to name a t20 side "Sri Lankan Bulls"

    Engine Driver Monday, 27 August 2012 10:01 AM

    Terrorism now turned into lawlessness. We need to address critical law & order situation before trying to persuade UK to change travel advisory. MR over to you!

    shan Monday, 27 August 2012 05:31 AM

    Mr. President please get your hands on these activities and bring the culprits to justice. I am sure you are man of many dreams who wants this country to develop.
    we have been hearing and seeing many such incidents of late which is very alarming.
    I have traveled the country post war and see the development that has taken place, of which i am very happy and proud of your work, please dont let anyone ruin this progress.

    PLEASE DO SOMETHING.....................OVER TO YOU SIR.......

    SL Monday, 27 August 2012 05:48 AM

    again! are we heading towards a faild state or going to be a country like somalia!!

    Saman Tuesday, 28 August 2012 03:52 AM

    Why doesn't Mervin see these kind of things...Specially ppl (Majority) should realise the drama of the Govt??? Where are monks to protest for these brutal killings....

    chatu Monday, 27 August 2012 07:04 AM

    sri lanka is nw like El Salvador

    kaputakukula Monday, 27 August 2012 07:46 AM

    Dear Shan, don't use undeserved flattering words. If he was efficient, he would have stopped these vilonce long time ago.

    wimal Monday, 27 August 2012 07:40 AM

    A four year old to be get shot in the middle of the road, what pitty. What has she done to deserve that?

    A Ahamed Monday, 27 August 2012 07:31 AM

    so many many family members murdered however so far no action by Government really very sad to hear those crimes

    manavika C Monday, 27 August 2012 07:51 AM

    where is Dutu?

    Ivor Brawns Monday, 27 August 2012 07:58 AM

    Lets stop all animal sacrifice and kill humans instead. Thats the way this country is heading.

    ceylon Monday, 27 August 2012 04:07 PM

    We preach religion so much in this country and so much of Pujas, pirith and sermons etc.c but people are so brutal and getting worse by the day.

    Dee Monday, 27 August 2012 08:01 AM

    lets lern to live with it.

    shan Monday, 27 August 2012 08:01 AM

    Why we always see the bad and take the bad stories only please be positive and take what's good of a person.

    Address the problem at hand not anything else.

    Typical sri lankans

    Jude Nirmal fernando Monday, 27 August 2012 08:05 AM

    The day by day this country is going to becomes the ASIA"S SHAME.In Sri Lanka it is very difficult to stop these crimes because both ruling party and opposition politisions are behind more than 75% of the crimes taken place in this country.

    Silva de Mervin Monday, 27 August 2012 05:35 PM

    Only worrying about the animal sacrifice and will fast unto death for that.

    Sagarika Monday, 27 August 2012 03:54 AM

    Miracle of Asia!

    Ajith Tuesday, 28 August 2012 07:59 AM

    You all had enough time to give those gossip comments . We all are keen on others duty. Let it handle by Police and find the real reason.

    let us do our work.


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