Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Gunmen kill two persons in Sri Lankan capital
Mon, Jun 30, 2014, 12:33 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 30, Colombo: Two people were killed and two more were injured in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo late yesterday when and unidentified gunmen shot at the individuals.

The incident took place in Andrew Estate in Grandpass police area around 8.00 p.m.

The two assailants have reportedly come in a motorcycle and fled after firing leaving behind the bike they came.

The two injured were admitted to National Hospital. They were in serious condition, police said.

Two special police teams have been deployed to start investigations last night.

Police believe the motive behind the killings can be clash between rival underworld gangs or drugs.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Police arrest seven suspected of businessman's murder
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to launch macro program to alleviate poverty
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President refutes false rumors spread by interested parties to mislead public
-- [9 hours ago]
Former JMO's petition seeking to prevent arrest in Thajudeen case to be considered on Sept 09
UN Chief arrives in Sri Lanka
Japan pledges Rs14 billion development loan to Sri Lanka, will establish a secretariat
U.S.-Sri Lanka Joint Action Plan to Boost Trade and Investment goes into effect
Sri Lanka Bribery Commission charges former Defense Secretary and seven others
Inflation in Sri Lanka capital Colombo declines to 4.3 percent in August 2016
Nepal police seek cooperation of Sri Lanka police to prevent human trafficking of Nepali women

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.