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Sri Lanka gun battle during police search in Kalmunai | Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera English Published on Apr 26, 2019
Soldiers were engaged in a gunbattle with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province as part of an ongoing investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks, a military spokesman said. The clashes took place near the coastal town of Sammanthurai, 325 kilometers from Colombo, according to Brigadier Sumith Atapattu. Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo.