2ND LEAD (Correction)

Three policemen, a home guard killed in Amparai

[TamilNet, Thursday, 23 November 2006, 10:10 GMT]
Unidentified gun men opened fire Thursday around 9:45 a.m on a team of home guards and policemen at Bakkiella in Amparai police division killing three policemen and a home guard while injuring two policemen and three home guards, Amparai police said.

Killed policemen were identified as Sujeewa, 43179, Kalansooriya, 37021, lalith, 33720, and the homeguard was identified as Ariyadasa, 38634.

Information on whether the attackers were hurt, when the policemen opened fire in retaliation, is not available, the police said.

 

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