Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
+Exchange+of+fire+between+the+STF+and+a+group+of+robbers+in+Kurana%2C+Negombo
Saturday, 12 August 2017 - 18:43
Exchange of fire between the STF and a group of robbers in Kurana, Negombo
562

Shares
67,474

Views
An exchange of fire took place between the Special Task Force and a gang of robbers this evening in the Negombo- Kurana Junction.

Police media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara noted that two of the injured robbers were admitted to the Negombo hospital upon sustaining injuries while two others have been arrested by the STF.

The STF had received a tipoff regarding a gang of robbers travelling towards Negombo in a van.

Accordingly the STF pursued the robbers’ vehicle and foiled their escape when the suspects had open fire during their arrests.

Expressing his views to our news team, the commanding officer of the STF DIG  M.R Latheef noted that the STF soldiers had also opened fire during this instance.

The two injured robbers are currently receiving treatment at the Negombo base hospital under police protection while the weapons in the van, were seized by the police.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,515 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
640 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,583 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16,397 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
231 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
44,731 Views
Top