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Suspect wanted over shooting killed in clash with STF

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A 45-year-old person who was wanted in connection with the recent shooting incident in Mahabage and was also wanted for several other crimes, has been shot dead by STF personnel during an exchange of fire at Sooriyawewa this morning.

A raid was conducted early hours of the day following a tipoff received by the STF. As the STF officers approached, the suspect fired at the officers with a firearm, and the suspect was injured in the retaliatory attack.

In the shootout, one STF officer and the suspect were wounded but the latter succumbed to injuries shortly after being rushed to the Sooriyawewa Hospital.

The suspect succumbed to injuries while being admitted to the Suriyawewa Hospital. A Special Task Force officer was also injured in the exchange of fire.

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