Unidentified gunmen shoot Sri Lanka journalist
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Unidentified gunmen have shot and seriously wounded a journalist for an independent newspaper near Sri Lanka's capital.
The editor of the Sunday Leader, Ms Sakunthala Perera, said Saturday that Mr Faraz Shaukarally was wounded Friday night by three gunmen who stormed into his home in Mt Lavinia on the outskirts of the capital, Colombo.
She said Mr Faraz suffered injuries to his neck.
Police spokesman Prishantha Jayakody said an investigation was under way and declined to comment further.