One person died while another two were wounded following a shooting incident at Kotahena in Colombo.
Sources at the Colombo National Hospital said three men aged between 23 and 61 were admitted to the hospital with gunshot wounds. They said one of the wounded was in a critical condition.
However, the individual in critical condition, a 28-year-old youth, has succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment.
Police suspect underworld hand behind the shooting incident.