For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
Friday, 30 July 2010
Two employees of Siyatha media were injured in the petrol bomb attack on the Colombo office of the media network early this morning, the Colombo national hospital said.
An armed gang was involved in the attack which caused extensive damage to the building. According to an employee of the network the armed gang had forced the employees to kneel down and later assaulted two of them.
They later threw petrol bombs inside the office causing the fire which was later doused by the fire brigade. Police teams have been deployed to investigate the incident.