Former Divisional Councillor of Beruwala who was lighting crackers shot: Critical in hospital -Video
Our correspondents stated that people in several parts of the country lit firecrackers after SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithripala Sirisena announced that he would be contesting as the Common Candidate.
Meanwhile, Police stated that several conflicts were also reported.
Former Councillor of the Beruwala Pradeshiya Sabha Chamila Ranasinghe who was shot last night in Maggona in Kalutara was admitted to the Nagoda hospital with critical injuries and later transferred to National Hospital.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the shootout had taken place while they had been lighting crackers.