UPFA Kandy supporters clash

A clash occurred between the supporters of two UPFA candidates in Kandy today, the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CAFFE) said.

CAFFE said that the clash also involved UPFA candidates Sunil Amaratunga and Linton Wijeysinghe.

The election monitoring group said that this was the first intra-party clash reported from Kandy ahead of the provincial council elections in September.

A supporter of Linton Wijeysinghe sustained injuries in the clash and has been admitted to hospital.

A police complaint over the incident has also been lodged, CAFFE said. (Colombo Gazette)

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