Police begin probe into triple murder in Wellampitiya

police lineThree people were shot dead in the Wellampitiya area last night, the police media unit said today.

The police said that investigations had been launched after a telephone call was received to the 119 emergency number of a shooting incident last night.

A police unit deployed to the area found that three people were shot at and were pronounced dead on admission to hospital.

Eyewitnesses said that men on a motorbike had carried out the shooting last night. Investigations into the murder have begun. (Colombo Gazette)


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