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Pregnant woman injured in shooting outside Welikada Prison

Pregnant woman injured in shooting outside Welikada Prison

March 5, 2016  04:22 pm

A pregnant woman was wounded and rushed to the Colombo National Hospital following a shooting incident near the Welikada Prison in Borella. 

The incident had occurred at around 3.50pm today opposite the Welikada Prisons. A woman who had come to visit a prison inmate was injured in the shooting, the police spokesman’s office said.

She is currently receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital. 

Welikada Police have commenced an investigation into the incident. 

Just two days ago, a similar shooting took place in Obesekarapura, Welikada.

A person was injured and admitted to the hospital after two persons who arrived in a motorcycle opened fire at him. 

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