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Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 14:12
Update: An explosion at a private bank in Kakirawa
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Two persons were killed and another five injured when a grenade carried by the suspect exploded at a private bank situated in front of Kekirawa hospital.

The injured were rushed to Kekirawa hospital and transferred later to Dambulla hospital for further treatment.

A suspect who arrived in a three wheeler had attempted to forcfully enter a private bank this afternoon.

A witness said that the robber accidentally lobed the grenade when a security guard attempted to stop him from entering the bank.

The 29-year old security guard who was killed in the explosion was a resident of the area.  A senior police officer conducting investigations told our news team that the suspect has been identified as a resident of Galewela.



Update: Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 19:02
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Two killed in foiled bank robbery

A robber who had attempted to rob a private bank in Kekirawa, Anuradhapura was killed along with the security guard of the bank when a hand grenade exploded, Police sources stated.

The security guard had attempted to prevent the robber from entering the bank, which had resulted in a scuffle between the robber and the security guard.

A hand grenade in the possession of the robber had then exploded, killing the two. 





















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