Tense situation erupts after police open fire at Pallama vehicle (WATCH REPORT)

Tense situation erupts after police open fire at Pallama vehicle (WATCH REPORT)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

05 Jan, 2015 | 1:44 pm

One person has been injured after being shot at by the police at the Devala Junction in Pallama. Our reporter stated that the police had opened fire on a lorry transporting a victim of poisoning to hospital.

It is further noted that the driver of the lorry was injured in the incident and that the patient being transported in the lorry had also succumbed to poisoning. A tense situation had thereafter arisen.

Police claim that the incident occurred at about 9:20 on Sunday night. According to the police, they opened fire on the vehicle as it failed to heed orders to stop.

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