Three policemen, two civilians injured in Matara shooting

Three police officers and two civilians including a woman were injured during a gunfire exchange between the police and a gang which attempted to rob a jewellery shop in Matara this morning, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said more than six armed personnel had arrived to rob the shop.

Following the shooting incident, injured police
officers and the civilians were admitted to the Matara General Hospital. (Krishan Jeewaka Jayaruk)