|Monday, 26 May 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
PA provincial Minister shot dead
by Sarath Malalasekera
People's Alliance Southern Provincial, Fisheries, Agriculture, Labour,
Commerce and Minor Irrigation Minister M. D. Ranjith alias Chandi Malli of
Beliatta was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the High Security Zone,
York Street, Colombo yesterday morning.
Erik Solheim, the Norwegian Special Envoy to Sri Lanka
arrived in Colombo yesterday to revive the stalled peace talks.