One injured in Mulleriyawa shooting

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An individual was injured when Police opened fire at a mob who were trying to set the jeep of the Mulleriyawa OIC on fire at Angoda Junction on 10 May evening.

On 10 May evening, troops attempted to remove a damaged bus near the Ambatale Petrol Station, but were confronted by a mob.

The mob then poured fuel on the bus, and the Army notified the Mulleriyawa Police that it had been set on fire. Acting on the information, OIC Sunimal Susantha and a Police team arrived at the scene. The mob pelted stones at the Police jeep and prepared to set it on fire. The Police opened fired and an individual was injured.

By Thameenah Razeek