Sri Lanka: Pastor shot dead

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National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka

Urgent Release

Ampara District (Eastern coast)

Pastor Neil Edirisinghe of Ampara was shot dead last night (17th February 2008). He was shot in the chest and his wife was shot in the stomach. She has been admitted to hospital in a serious condition. It is reported that their child too has sustained injuries.

This report is based on initial verifiable information. We will keep you updated with more information.

Please pray for this family and the Church.

18/02/2008 NCEASL