Man shot dead by motorcycle gunmen in Ambalangoda

Gun shooting

A 42-year-old man who was travelling on a motorcycle was shot dead in Kuligoda, Ambalangoda at around 09:15 AM this morning (February 28).

Police suspect that the shooters may have used a motorcycle for their getaway.

The injured man was admitted to the Ambalangoda Hospital where he died shortly after.

Preliminary investigations revealed that a T56 Assault Rifle had been used to carry out the shooting.