Update : 2 investigations underway regarding Piduruthalagala shooting incident

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 - 8:34


Two investigations are underway regarding the shooting incident of two air men at Piduruthalagala air force camp where one soldier shot the other and committed suicide.


Air Force Media Spokesman Andrew Wijesuriya said that the investigations are carried out by the Nuwara Eliya Police and the Air Force.


The shooting incident at Piduruthalagala, Nuwara Eliya air force camp was reported this morning.


One of the deceased was a resident of Mathugama area while the other was a resident of Morawaka, Matara.

2 Air men shot at piduru-thalagala; both killed.

Two air men of the Nuwara Eliya – Piduru-thalaagala air force camp were killed this dawn in a shooting incident where one shot himself after shooting the other.


Police Media spokesman, SSP Ajith Rohana said that this shooting had taken place as a result of an altercation that had taken place between them.

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