|Saturday, 6 April 2002|
|Security||Today's Top Story|
by Ananda Kannangara
Two people were killed and eleven others were injured following a clash between two factions of Sinhalese and Muslims at Beruwela last evening. The injured people were later admitted to the Nagoda hospital and few of them were in a critical condition.
It was reported that the clash had occurred over a land dispute and the situation was completely brought under control by the Beruwala Police within a short duration. Two houses were also destroyed by fire during the clash.
Meanwhile, a police curfew was also imposed in the area from 7.30 pm and the Beruwala Police deployed special units to prevent further clashes.
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