Four members of the same family have been hacked by an unidentified person in Moneragala.
The police media unit stated that the assailant had entered the house at dawn and carried out his attack.
One man and three women were injured and admitted to the Moneragala Hospital.
Two of the critically injured were subsequently transferred to the Badulla Hospital.
We spoke to police media spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana regarding this incident.