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STF sergeants among two killed in Giriulla clash

17 Jan 2023 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya   

Two persons including a Police Special Task Force (STF) sergeant had died when they were attacked with sharp weapons during a clash between two unruly groups at Udiawala in Giriulla on Sunday night.

 Police said the two were pronounced dead after being admitted to the Dambadeniya Hospital.  Investigations revealed that a clash erupted due to a personal dispute between the two groups.  The deceased were residents of Dambadeniya aged 41 and 39.   

The Giriulla Police are conducting further investigations to arrest the perpetrators.