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A second person who was injured following the shooting incident that took place at a political campaign of Minister Ravi Karunanayake on Friday (31), has died.

According to the media reports the victim named Bulathsinghalalage Niroshan Sampath, who was receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital was a resident from Grandpass. The incident occurred when an unidentified gunman fired at a group along Bloemendal Road, Colombo 13 (Kotahena) on Friday.

A 42-year-old woman was killed on the spot in Friday’s shooting.

Gunshot wounds were suffered by 11 other people who were later admitted to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment.
The investigations of the incident are being handled by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).