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Tuesday, 25 December 2018 - 13:01
4 killed, 6 injured in a shooting at Kudawella fisheries harbour - Colombo Crime Division heads to Tangalle
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in a shooting that took place at Kudaawella Fisheries harbour in Tangalle this morning 4 persons were killed and 6 others injured, one  critically .

Police Media spokesman, SP, Ruwan Gunesekera confirmed that those injured were rushed to tangalle hospital.

He also said that the deceased were between 20 and 50 years of age.

two of the victims were businessmen, one, a fisherman and a customer.

 all were residents of Kudaawella.

Reports state that Two motorcyclists opened fire at the scene ,using a T56 and a pistol before they fled the scene.

 the motive behind the incident is believed to have been due to a personal dispute between fishermen.

It is also believed that contracted killers were assigned to carry out the shooting

Meanwhile, Police Media spokesman, SP, Ruwan Gunesekera said investigations have been initiated under the Senior DIG in charge of the south and the DIG in charge of the Matara and Tangalle division.

In addition, a team from the Colombo Crime Division led by an ASP has been deployed to Tangalle to assist with the investigation.

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