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Cops fired at in Akuressa

Two policemen were injured when they were fired at by unidentified gunman on a motorcycle in Akuressa yesterday morning. Police had signalled this speeding motorcycle to stop but it had proceeded disobeying the police order.

One of the three persons on the bike had opened fire at the policemen trailing them, injuring both policemen.

The injured policemen were admitted to the Akuressa Hospital and later transferred to the Matara General Hospital for further treatment.

A special police team has been deployed to arrest the suspects. Preliminary investigations have revealed that they were members of an underworld gang.

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