An air men and Woman killed in shooting; Corporal who carried out the shooting also critical.

Sunday, 18 August 2013 - 19:05

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An airman and airwoman of the Air Force have died following the shooting at the Marble Beach SLAF Resort in Trincomalee today.

 

The Air Force Corporal who had shot himself after carrying out the shooting is in critical condition.

 

Air Force Media spokesman Air Commodore Andrew Wijesuriya said The shooting is believed to have been carried out over a love affair.

 

The Air Force Corporal who carried out the shooting and then proceeded to turn the gun on himself is in critical condition and receiving treatment at the Trincomalee Hospital.

 

The deceased air man is identified as Namal Bandara and the air woman is Madushika Premathilaka.

 

The Air Force Corporal who carried out the shooting is identified as Madura Nishantha Kumara.