Police vehicle shot at in Palai; Massive search operation launched

The Sri Lanka Army together with Police yesterday launched a massive search operation after a Police vehicle patrolling the Palai area in Killnochchi was shot at by unidentified gunmen.

However, two Police Constables who were on duty when the incident occurred escaped unhurt. Police found parts of a T56 weapon from the area following the search.

Police sources said a railway signal post has been damaged following the incident. Kilinochchi Police jointly with the Palai Police are conducting further investigation with the assistance of the Army.

“No suspect has been arrested so far,” Police sources confirmed. 

 


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