UNP office burnt down in Katana

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 January 2010, 05:50 GMT]
The Katana political office of the main opposition United National Party (UNP) was burnt down Monday morning believed to be by supporters of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). A gang arrived at the site first attacked the office with petrol bombs and later set on fire, according to the complaint lodged by the Katana UNP organizer Ms. Rosy Fernando with the Katana Police.

The attackers fled from the scene firing warning shots in the air when the neighbors rushed to the site shouting for help, further stated in the complaint.

 

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