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Police have started extensive investigations into the shooting of Chief incumbent of Kirivehera

The Jeep in which three suspects who open fired at Chief incumbent of Kataragama Kiriwehera Venerable Kobawaka Damminda Thera and another monk was taken into custody by the Police this morning. The Police Spokesman said that 8 Police teams have been assigned to carry out investigations. The Chief Incumbent of Kataragama Kiriwehera and the other monk were shot and injured at the Temple premises this morning.

The Director of Hambantota Hospital says that the chief incumbent of Kirivehera, Ven. Kobawaka Dhamminda Thera will be airlifted to Colombo for further treatment.