The Nawala residence of Opposition member Tiran Alles, General Secretary of the SLFP Mahajana Wing has come under a grenade attack this morning. Nawala police said that his house and vehicle had been damaged.
The attack on the house of Alles, located down Golpoththa Road in Nawala, caused a fire which caused severe damage to the house and a vehicle. “I was at home, when the attack took place,” said Mr. Alles.
The Kotte Municipal Council fire brigade said that two fire engines were deployed to contain the fire.
A short while ago an extensive investigations was launched by police into the bomb attack.