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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2680

Lanka opposition Tamil MP Maheswaran shot dead

Colombo, 01 January, ( The former Sri Lankan Tamil cabinet minister and opposition UNP MP T.Maheshwaran was shot dead this morning in the capital city of Colombo.

He was shot near Sri Ponnambala Vaneswara Hindu Temple in Kotahena, and died upon admission to the Colombo General Hospital.

Six persons were injured. Mr. Maheshwaran's bodyguard too died in the incident.

- Asian Tribune -

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