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The 11-year-old girl who was severely injured during the shootout between Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) officers and drug traffickers in Piliyandala on May 9 died at the Colombo National Hospital this morning, Hospital sources said.

They said the girl was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital on Wednesday (17) from the Kalubowila hospital.

The victim was admitted to the Kalubowila hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with severe injuries to her head.

The shooting took place in Piliyandala on Tuesday night(9), killing an officer of the PNB, when the allegedly walked into  trap set up by leading underworld figure 'Matara Madush.

One PNB officer was killed while another officer and three civilians were injured when armed motorcyclists shot at them during the raid carried out by the PNB. (Chaturanga Pradeep)


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  • lkboy Friday, 19 May 2017 09:27 AM

    This is really sad. Police have failed big time to contain the underworld.

    DillonDP Friday, 19 May 2017 09:29 AM

    what a sad ending for a innocent by stander ... my prayers are with her parents and loved ones.

    ceylon Friday, 19 May 2017 05:06 PM

    police not failed.former and present presidents not allow police stop kudu trade.because they are the behind this national crime. via DM Android App

    damithw Friday, 19 May 2017 05:28 PM

    Why Kalubowila Hospital admin waited until the girl almost die..They kept her there about 7 days , before sending her to Colombo National hospital..If they send her earlier, life could have saved !!!

    Demo Crazy Saturday, 20 May 2017 11:26 AM

    white van culture was useful and exist in every country. Unfortunately our guys used this as a political football. Now underground is flurishing. via DM Android App

    nihal Saturday, 20 May 2017 05:10 PM

    PM and President Must give orders to STF and ARMY to finish this kudu game because they can do this well. It seems that Police is utter failure of doing it. we are waiting till you two do it.


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