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Two people were injured when Police opened fire on a three-wheeler which had sped away defying police orders in Wadduwa on the Galle Road last night, police said.

Police had signalled the three-wheeler to stop at Kalutara North but it had sped away defying police orders. The police had given chase to it and opened fire.

The injured were admitted to the Nagoda Hospital.

Police said two people who were in the three-wheeler had escaped after the incident. (Siri Mahabellana)






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  • shan Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:36 AM

    Police need to chase and take to custody the law breaches than using firearms. Maintain law and order

    suranga Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:37 AM

    First send them to shooting school and get trained well. Then teach them that they shouldn't shoot at bystanders..

    Ranger thomas Friday, 16 May 2014 03:10 AM

    Showing pictures of a three wheeler does not tell the story. Tell us what was in the vehicle.

    lame Friday, 16 May 2014 03:17 AM

    And if you are not innocent you deserve to be shot in the back?

    Booruwa Thursday, 15 May 2014 01:29 PM

    The bullet marks on the canopy of the three wheeler indicates that the suspects had been standing inside the vehicle hugging each other. via DM iPad app

    OMG Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:01 AM

    Only in Sri Lanka traffic police are given fire arms.

    bumbili Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:01 AM

    [quote name="suranga"]First send them to shooting school and get trained well. Then teach them that they shouldn't shoot at bystanders..[/quote]
    Shoot onlt at POLITICIANS

    Public Thursday, 15 May 2014 09:24 AM

    What if innocent passengers are on board the three wheeler?

    jdr Thursday, 15 May 2014 05:35 AM

    I witnessed a similar chase by Peliyagoda police around 5 pm but they caught the three wheeler after about 15 minutes good chase. It was a great job by two Traffic policeman.

    Dinda Thursday, 15 May 2014 05:39 AM

    Now the police are given fire arms, they will shoot at marathon runners, cycle recers and everybody...... wear a bullet proof jacket, everytime you go pass by a policeman.

    Cp Friday, 16 May 2014 06:53 PM

    Sri Lanka needs a lot of thing to learn all lame stuff Actually does the sri lankan police know to aim properly via DM Android App

    Channa Thursday, 15 May 2014 11:46 AM

    Then the driver would have stopped !!!

    Channa Thursday, 15 May 2014 11:51 AM

    Why can't a driver stop if he is innocent?

    ANTON Thursday, 15 May 2014 06:38 AM

    IN SHORT WANDURANTA DALIPIHI HAMBA UNAA WAGEY,


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