Five injured in shooting

Five persons including three children were injured when their car was shot at by an unidentified gunmen on a motorbike at Eeeriyagahadola in the Batapola Police Divison.

A mechanic who was travelling in the car was also injured in the incident.

The incident occurred last night at Eeeriyagahadola when a businessman was taking a mechanic to the latter’s house to repair his car.

It was also revealed that the businessman's three children were also travelling in the vehicle at the time of the incident.

The injured were admitted to the Balapitiya Base Hospital.The Batapola Police are investigating.

Meanwhile, four people including a 13-year-old were killed in multiple shootings carried out by four gunmen in Kosgoda last Sunday morning.

The Police said the gunmen arrived on two motorbikes had carried out the shootings at Yodhapitiya, Kurundugampiyasa and the Manik village in Kosgoda at around 3.45 a.m.on Sunday. 

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