Weeraketiya shooting: Two killed, several others injured


Two people were killed in a shooting that took place near the residence of the Chairman of the Weeraketiya Pradeshiya Sabha. 

Eight others were admitted to the Weeraketiya Hospital after sustaining injuries, and were later transferred to the Tangalle Base Hospital.

The shooting is believed to have taken place when a group of people attempted to set fire to the Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman’s residence.