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Chisel Fight at Sundown
{short description of image} Drunkards kill each other By Athula Bandara(Daily Mirror 20-3-02)
A son-in-law and his father-in-law died after they stabbed each other with a chisel during an argument at Sangilipalama, Mahakandarawa on Monday night.
Police inquiries had revealed that they had stabbed each other with the same chisel and had been rushed to Mihintale hospital where the son-in-law, Chandrapala (35) died earlier and the father-in-law Piyasena (50) had died while being transferred to Anuradhapura hospital.
Chandrapala was married to Piyasena's daughter. As they were habitual drunkards, they had frequent quarrels with each other.
The cause of the argument on this fateful day is unknown.
Mihintale police are conducting inquiries. Spotter: Ranil Bibile
When It's Raining It's Raining...
{short description of image} Meanwhile Meteorology Director N. Amaradasa told the Daily Mirror that the present weather pattern could continue for around ten days.
However the rainfall could vary on and off, with the country experiencing heavy rainfall at certain times and low rainfalls at other times. (Or " Wahinakota wahinawa! Wahin nethikota....- Ed)

(Daily Mirror 11-3-02) Spotter: Ranil Bibile
Man bites policeman
{short description of image} Engineer bites helper's hand
[ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka] March 15, Colombo: A drunkard engineer saved from a mob by a police officer learned a bitter lesson when he bit the officer’s hand until blood oozed out.
The engineer had met with an accident and enraged bystanders were getting ready to attack him and set fire to his vehicle when the police officer, Atula Weerasinghe, rushed to his help.
The policeman tried to take him to the police and when he approached to take him out of the vehicle, the engineer had bitten his hand and tried to escape. Later he was taken to the police and the policeman went to the hospital to get his wounds dressed. Spotter: Ranil Bibile
Spot the difference!
{short description of image} Bhikkhus back peace process - Ven. Samitha Thera, MP. Daily News 6 March 2002

{short description of image} Members of the Jathika Bhikkhu Peramuna yesterday handed over a memorandum to the Royal Norwegian Embassy protesting against the ceasefire agreement. Daily News 6 March 2002

In the drink
{short description of image} Victim of power cut
By Keerthi Fernando (Daily Mirror 6 March 2002)
W. Somachandra (44), a father of five had died on Saturday night after falling in to an unprotected well about 42 feet deep. The victim was returning home on his bicycle after heavily consuming alcohol. Due to the power cut he had lost his way and while trying to go through a shortcut he had fallen in to the well. Minuwangoda police led the inquiry.
Spotter: Ranil Bibile

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