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This dramatic video footage captured by Daily Mirror online shows a group of armed inmates of the Welikada prison coming under a hail of bullets from the STF as they try to force their way out of the prison in a three-wheeler. By Darshana Sanjeewa

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  • suraj Monday, 12 November 2012 08:17 AM

    where is duminda silva

    Banda Saturday, 10 November 2012 05:01 PM

    Humanitarian Mission 2012

    mike Saturday, 10 November 2012 05:18 PM

    What a pity situation the country is facing as no law and order from the top to the bottom..
    Good Luck Sri Lanka

    perera Saturday, 10 November 2012 08:14 PM

    Its not the fact my dear what kind of order you are looking at when they try to evacuate from the seen this would be much more valid if they had a correct target. I think they were not well trained to fire.............

    Diplomart Saturday, 10 November 2012 09:10 PM

    Thank you mike you are the only one who knows everything here.

    OJA Saturday, 10 November 2012 09:36 PM

    Miracle od Asia

    resplendant Saturday, 10 November 2012 11:21 PM

    well if start firing at you with automatic weapons, you really don't have two many options don't you ?

    DXB Sunday, 11 November 2012 06:13 AM

    What to say ???
    All this due to poor oppostion !!!

    Pedro Monday, 12 November 2012 07:54 AM

    Trigger Happy!

    mahenthy Saturday, 10 November 2012 04:08 PM

    it's shocking to hear your information even in a angoda hospital that you mentioned.

    bandara Monday, 12 November 2012 10:02 AM

    if opposition is to be blamed for everything why have the govt.

    bandara Monday, 12 November 2012 10:03 AM

    where is Dr.Kelaniya, he can display is bravery and do some much needed clean up act

    Saman Monday, 12 November 2012 11:58 AM

    Murderers should be locked up and the keys thrown away. If they escape shoot them all. They don't belong in the society whose laws they can't follow.

    buffaloa citizen Tuesday, 13 November 2012 05:10 AM

    When you give a monkeys guns, this kind of firing is inevitable.

    shanthapriya Tuesday, 13 November 2012 06:42 AM

    absolutely it is very similar incident like how LTTE tried to use the lives of innocent tamils as a shield

    Raja Perera Wednesday, 14 November 2012 07:29 AM


    nimal Saturday, 10 November 2012 07:21 AM

    so do you suggest to kill all of them?

    King-Pin Saturday, 10 November 2012 02:16 AM

    This can only happen if the "Lords" (powerful politicians) are the backbone of these underworld kings!

    Karu Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:22 AM

    violence and murders will never been gone in this's typical.

    DrMentor Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:31 AM

    Fireworks for the graduation ceremony of our future ministers. haha

    joker Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:44 AM

    three wheeler guys are the biggest thieves in this country

    mka Saturday, 10 November 2012 04:15 AM

    Like this people come out from jail problems for public Must kill and wash out

    rohanfernando Saturday, 10 November 2012 05:13 AM

    absolute power corrupts absolutely .

    citizen Saturday, 10 November 2012 05:39 AM

    if we have the right punishments, these things will never happen, and no one will ever dare to do a crime too... think abt it.. Murders should be murdered, so that it will avoid others to do the same act... some strict rules have to be implement...

    Hussain Saturday, 10 November 2012 06:45 AM

    If that was gun fire we hear in this video, then no one would haver survived, if they fired accurately and not at random.

    Muthu Saturday, 10 November 2012 12:51 AM

    When the law and order in the whole country has gone to the dogs this nothing.

    Yehiya Saturday, 10 November 2012 07:38 AM

    People vote power.Englishmen made the mistake is granted vote right to all.

    nihal Saturday, 10 November 2012 08:04 AM

    How did the inmates raid the armory that is so secure? This is definitely an inside job of those officers of the prison who run the drug business inside. It is a well known fact that this is happening both in the prisons and even in the Drug Rehabilitation hospital in Angoda. Officials, attendants and other workers are supplying inmates with their requirements of drugs and this is open knowledge.

    Kool Saturday, 10 November 2012 01:33 PM

    Yes I thought that was insane too, why just fire like that, are these not out countries elite unit or dont they have training in such civil related operations?

    Gamini Saturday, 10 November 2012 01:53 PM

    STF has no business to go to prison without a warrant and stir up a fight. This is similar to Anuradhapura incident. Killing prisoners for a cellphone search is not warranted.

    perumal Saturday, 10 November 2012 02:33 PM

    We can just imagine how our forces behaved in the last stages of war in Pudumatalan. It is not for nothing that they are charged of war crimes.

    Ashan Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:37 PM

    Yah. No one survived... All on the spot..

    booruwanta mole Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:55 PM

    The reason for the prison riots could be stage managed to eclipse the criticism emanating from the UNP which said the budget was for the super rich, and nothing for the poor. I believe this is the only reason.

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