Shooting at Bastian Mw kills one, injures another


A 30-year-old was shot dead a short while ago (30), down Bastian Mawatha, while another sustained injuries.

The injured, identified as a 27-year-old was later admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

Two unidentified persons had arrived on a motorcycle and opened fire at the victims, and later fled the scene.

The victims, identified as residents of Anuradhapura, had come to Colombo to appear for a court case, Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa revealed.