Gunmen open fire on buses carrying Muslims to vote in Sri Lankan election

Gunmen open fire on buses carrying Muslims to vote in Sri Lankan election
 

Gunmen have opened fire on buses carrying Muslims to cast their ballots in the Sri Lankan presidential election.
Attackers also threw stones and blocked more than a hundred vehicles with burning tires, according to a group monitoring election violence.
Police officials confirmed the convoy of buses – carrying hundreds of Muslim residents from the north-west town of Puttalam – were hit on Saturday morning.
There are no reported injuries and officers are investigating, said Manjula Gajanayake, spokesman for the Colombo-based Centre for Monitoring Election Violence.
It is unclear whether any... read more

 
17 November 2019 in Hot News, Views: 8
Source: Metro
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