Gangsters killing police in Sri Lanka shot dead

16:03, December 11, 2010      

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At least two gangsters wanted for killing two policemen have been shot dead Saturday morning, police said.

A joint army and police search operation was launched at south eastern Warakapola area, 60 kilometers north of Colombo to nab a group of gangsters who committed a robbery and shot dead two policemen who were chasing them on Friday.

The gangsters later fled to a jungle area, resulting Saturday's joint operation between the police and army. Another two gangsters were also arrested, police said.

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