One person dies in hospital after CPC shooting incident

One person who was injured in the shooting incident at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises in Dematagoda today, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

At least two people sustained injuries in the shooting incident.

The shooting incident took place when former Minister Arjuna Ranatunga arrived at the location.

A tense situation arose with some people attempting to assault Ranatunga.

Ranatunga’s security guard opened fire injuring at least two people.

One person succumbed to his injuries in hospital later.

Ranatunga’s security guard was arrested over the shooting incident. (Colombo Gazette)

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