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Person injured in police fire

Person injured in police fire

September 21, 2012  09:25 am

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A person was shot and injured by police in the Lower Kadawala area in Ambalantota after a group of people attacked a police team that were inquiring about a complaint that had been made.


The police had received a complaint and had arrived in the area to inquire after it when the gang attacked them. One of the assailants had tried to grab a police officerís weapon when it had fired and injured the man.


The person was taken to the Hambantota hospital, an Ada Derana correspondent reported.