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Two injured in Ginigathhena shooting

Two persons were injured in a shooting in the Ginigathhena area yesterday evening, Police said. According to the Police, the shooting was allegedly carried out by the security officers of UPFA National List MP S.B. Dissanayake.

A group of persons had allegedly blocked Dissanayake’s vehicle and his security officers who were in a different vehicle are said to have opened fire at those who blocked the MP’s way.

The incident had taken place at around 7.30 p.m. yesterday (06).

The two victims were warded at the Theligama hospital. Ginigathhena police is investigating.

This is the first shooting incident reported during the 2019 Presidential election campaign.

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