Gunfire exchange in Dimbulagala, two deaths reported

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 - 19:14


The police Media Unit states that Police have found the bodies of two suspected gangsters, who were killed during a shootout with security forces in Dimbulagala.

The gang of thieves had reportedly high-jacked a car and fled to a densely forested area when security forces had commenced searching for the vehicle.

The shootout had occurred within the forest during the search operation.


Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya expressed the following views with regards to armies cooperation lent to the search operation.