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Fuel shed on Southern Expressway looted

Police officers are inspecting the petrol shed . Picture by S. Deeyagahage, Southern Province Roving Cprr.

A petrol shed at Nugaduwa on the Southern Expressway was robbed by two persons who arrived on a motorcycle yesterday dawn.

They had taken Rs. 38,000 from an employee at the fuel station at gunpoint. They had a T 56 firearm with them, Galle Harbour police said.

The number plate of the motorcycle was covered and after grabbing the money, they had gone towards the Pinnaduwa exit.

Investigations are continuing.