At least seven killed in attack on prison bus in Colombo

| Updated: Feb 27, 2017 22:08 IST

New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): At least seven people were killed in an attack on a prison bus in Colombo, according to local media reports. The attackers opened fire on the bus transporting prisoners from Kalutara prison to a magistrate court. The bus was attacked at Nagaha junction in Kalutara, Colombo. Report says that among the dead was notorious underworld figure Aruna Damith Udayanga alias 'Samayan' and two prison officials. Gunmen opened fire on a prison bus in Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two warders on their way to court in what was believed to be a gangland dispute.(ANI)