Policeman killed and five injured in clashes in Puttalam

A tense situation has broken out in Puttalam following a clash between the police and the people of the area in which at least five people have been injured in a shootout and a policeman was killed after being assaulted by a group.

A woman and a 13-year-old child were among the injured who were rushed to the Puttalam Hospital.

The situation broke out after the presence of a Grease Devil was reported in the area after which the residents of the area took to the streets even setting fire to a motorbike.


Courtesy: Ada Derana