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* Police arrest 8 people suspected of attacking the Sri Lanka Marxist party street troupe
Fri, Mar 14, 2014, 12:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police today have arrested 8 people suspected of attacking a street drama troupe of Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) in Panadura.

The members of the troupe were allegedly assaulted by a group of people with iron rods after they performed a street drama at the Panadura bus stand yesterday.

Nine people were reportedly injured in the attack and admitted to the Panadura Hospital. A member of the street drama group has told local media that five members of the group were severely injured.

A complaint regarding the attack has been lodged at Panadura Police.

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