Woman killed in Sevanagala shooting; search for perpetrators continues

Woman killed in Sevanagala shooting; search for perpetrators continues

Woman killed in Sevanagala shooting; search for perpetrators continues

Written by Staff Writer

11 Mar, 2016 | 10:02 pm

Police are yet to make an arrest over the shooting in Sevanagala, which claimed the life of a woman. The shooting had taken place in the Hamburugamuwa 700 area in Sevanagala at around 01:30 on the morning Friday, March 11.

The victim was a 49-year-old mother of three.

Her husband who was injured in the shooting was rushed to the Embilipitiya Base Hospital. The two children had been at the house at the time of the shooting , however they were not harmed.

Police said that the gunmen had attempted to open the back door of the house. As they had failed to open the door, the gunmen had shot through the hole in the door. Police said that the shooting may be the result of a land dispute.

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