Aug 19, Colombo: A Corporal in Sri Lanka Air Force has fatally shot a fellow airman and an airwoman and turned the gun on himself over a love triangle, local media reported.
The Air Force Corporal shot the couple, who were receptionists at the Marble Beach Air Force Resort in China Bay, and shot himself, the Air Force Media spokesman Air Commodore Andrew Wijesuriya said.
The deceased airman has been identified as Namal Bandara and the airwoman as Madushika Premathilaka, Hiru FM radio reported.
The Corporal, Madura Nishantha Kumara, is in a critical condition with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and receiving treatment at the Trincomalee Hospital, the spokesman said.
Air Force Media spokesman said the shooting is believed to have been carried out over a love affair.