Unidentified gunmen claim the lives of two in Hanwella


Two individuals have been shot to death in Pahathgama, Hanwella.

Police stated that the shooting was carried out by two unidentified gunmen who had been wearing full-face helmets. The suspects who had arrived on a motorcycle had entered the house between 9.30 and 10.00 last night and shot the two residents to death (25 August).

The 43-year-old house owner and a 32-year-old victim passed away upon admission to Awissawella Hospital.