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Gunfire at Welikada prison riot main witness's house


Shots have been fired at the house of Sudesh Nandimal the chief witness of the Welikada prison riot in 2012.

The Welikada Prison riot occurred when prisoners took control of the prison after objecting to a Special Task Force search for hidden arms, drugs and mobile phones, on November 9, 2012.

Twenty-seven prisoners were killed during the gun battle, 40 were injured.

(Picture courtesy of Azzam Ameen - Twitter)