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At Kaluwelagoda, Uurugasmanhandiya (Sri Lanka) five police officers have been injured following an assault by a group of people who were gambling. The police media unit said that the officers have been admitted in an hospital.
Police Media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunesekara said that a group of police officers was dispatched to raid a gambling centre in the area, the officers were subsequently attacked with poles during the raid. One person was shot dead when he attempted to prevent a firearm from a police officer.
The deceased was a 54-year-old man, who is a resident of Karandeniya. His body is keeping in the custody of the police for the preliminary inquiry conducted by the magistrate. Area residents said that the incident transpired after a team of police officers dressed in civil attire arrived at an area where a group of people was gambling following the end of an almsgiving.
Source: European Gaming Industry News