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Matara armed gang robbery main suspect shot dead

Saturday, 23 June 2018 09:44

Chamara Indrajith, the main suspect arrested in connection with the Friday’s armed gang robbery in Matara, was shot dead when he was attempting to hurl a hand grenade at police officers at Kirala Kale in Matara this morning. Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gu..

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