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Man dies after Modera shooting

A 62-year-old man who sustained injuries in a shooting incident in Modera yesterday, succumbed while receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital. The shooting incident had taken place at Muthuwella Mawatha in Modera.

The shooting had been carried out by two unidentified gunmen who had come on a motorcycle at around 12.50 pm yesterday, Police Media Spokesman’s office sources said.

The victim has been identified as 62-year-old Gopalapillai Balachandran, a resident of Modera.

According to the police, he is the father of a wanted criminal named Kukudi Khanna.