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One person killed in fuel queue brawl

(UTV | COLOMBO) – One person was killed and four others were seriously injured in a brawl between two groups at the Laugfs Filling Station in Magalle, Galle on Thursday (8) night.

Police Spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa said that the injured people were admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.

The deceased was identified as a 25-year-old Engineering student at the University of Moratuwa, and a resident from Habaraduwa.

It was reported that a man had attempted to insert his vehicle into the fuel queue through a vacant lot from opposite his friends store.

A group in the fuel queue enraged over the incident had expressed their opposition towards it, and a heated exchange had led to a brawl.

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