Home guard shoots dead four in Keppitgollawa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 May 2007, 10:09 GMT]
Four persons including a child and two women were shot dead by a home guard at Keppitgollawa in Anuradhapura district in the north central province Thursday morning. One of the women killed in the attack was the wife of the home guard. The attacker fled from the area after committing the crime, police sources said.

All victims are Sinhalese.

Police began a search operation to apprehend the home guard, sources said.

 

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