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Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven
  Monday 27 February, 2017
Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven

At least seven people were killed when gunmen in Sri Lanka opened fire on a prison bus outside Colombo.
Police said five inmates and two guards died in the attack near the town of Kalutara. Nine others are in hospital.
The bus was transporting a prominent underworld suspect and other prisoners to court.
Police say the shooting resulted from a feud between two gangs. The gunmen escaped after spraying the bus with bullets.
Among those killed was Aruna Udayashantha, alias Samayan, who police say was a major underworld figure.
Shooting is the single deadliest of its kind in Sri Lanka for years.
There have been a number of shootings targeting prison buses.
Another suspected gang leader was injured in a prison bus shooting in the capital last March.
Police set up roadblocks after six people were killed in two separate incidents on that day, AFP news agency reports.

Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39105337

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