One killed in clash at Point Pedro

A person has been killed in a clash between two groups in the Alwai North area in the Point Pedro Police Division, stated Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana today.

Five persons were injured in a clash at noon yesterday (20).

A man succumbed to his injuries after being admitted to Mandigai Hospital.

The deceased has been identified as a 31-year-old resident of the area, police said.

The injured have been transferred to Jaffna Hospital for further treatment.

Point Pedro police are conducting further investigations.