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Thursday, 16 August 2012 - 19:09
All government doctors to engage in a strike tomorrow
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The Government Medical Officers Association states that all government doctors will engage in a token strike tomorrow alleging that a live grenade was thrown at a doctor's residence in the Dehiwala - Nedimala region.

The GMOA's media spokesperson Dr. Naveen De Soyza stated that the residence that came under attack belonged to the member of the medical council, Dr. Lalantha Ranasinghe.

Our news team spoke to the Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana regarding this incident.

He stated that an investigation is underway to determine whether Dr. Lalantha Ranasinghe was the intended target.

However the police media spokesperson also stated that a grenade was discovered in front of the doctor's residence and that 2 police teams are conducting the investigation.

Our news team spoke to deputy minister of health Lalith Dissanayaka regarding this incident.

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