Unidentified gunmen shoot at a hotel in Moratuwa

Unidentified gunmen shoot at a hotel in Moratuwa

Unidentified gunmen shoot at a hotel in Moratuwa

Written by Staff Writer

29 May, 2020 | 2:25 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a hotel in Soysapura, Moratuwa, at 12:30 am on Friday, police said, but no casualties or injuries were reported.

At least 12 gunshots were fired by a group which had arrived in a car, and later fled the scene, preliminary inquiries show.

Police suspect that the shooting was a result of a dispute between the present and previous owners of the building.

The building, which is occupied by its current owners on rent, had been attacked previously by a group which had smashed its windows.

The Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.

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