Two youths critically injured in clash at Vavuniya

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Two youths have sustained injuries in a clash between two groups in Kurumankadu in Vavuniya yesterday (12).

Meanwhile, seven other youths have been arrested in connection with the incident.

It was reported that a heated argument between the two groups had escalated to a brawl which involved swords and knives.

The injured youths, who were admitted to Vavuniya Hospital following the incident, are currently in a critical condition, the police said.

The arrested suspects, aged between 20-30 years, will be produced before the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Court today (13).

Vavuniya Police is probing the incident further.