“Former MP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra died in the shoot-out along with three others. UPFA Colombo District MP Duminda de Silva was placed on life support after doctors removed two bullets that were embedded in his skull after a four hour operation, the Director General of the Sri Jayewardene Hospital,” Dr. S. A. K. Gamage said.
He said that two surgeons had attended to the injured MP and that more surgery was needed to remove a third bullet from his skull. The MP along with some 15 others was hospitilised after a bloody shoot out with a rival in the same party at Kolonnawa.
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