Khaki-clad gunmen open fire on Black Maria killing 7
People celebrate killing of one suspectFebruary 27, 2017, 10:49 pm
Seven persons including five prisoners and two jailers were killed when a group of gunmen dressed in police style uniforms launched an audacious daytime attack on a prison bus at Ethanamadala in Kalutara around 8.30 am yesterday.
Among the dead was notorious underworld kingpin Aruna Udayashantha alias Kaduwela Samayan, police said. The prisoners who died in the attack were henchmen of the underworld leader, police claimed.
Nine prison officers injured in the attack had been admitted to hospital, police said.Read More...
Last Updated Feb 27 2017 | 10:56 pm