An individual has died as a result of an explosion that had occurred inside a jeep near the Thihagoda Junior College located on the Matara - Hakmana main road.
The incident which took place at approximately 10.15 am today has been confirmed by the police as a suicide.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that a love affair has lead to the suicide.
Meanwhile, an individual accused of murder has been shot and killed in the Bingiriya - Gadolawana region.
The deceased has been identified as 29 year old Sumith Suminda alias Suduwa.
Speaking to our news team Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that an unidentified gunman had shot the victim at his residence last night.