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Negombo man stabbed

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A man was stabbed to death by a group of individuals in Seththappaduwa, Negombo, yesterday (9).

According to police, the deceased was stabbed on the road due to an argument that had occurred in a bar between the deceased and a group of people.

The deceased was admitted to the Negombo Hospital after which he had succumbed due to critical injuries.

Police confirmed the identity of the victim as Dilhan Anton Dilusha of 24 years of age from the same area.

Four suspects were taken into custody along with the sword that was used for the murder and further investigations are under way, police said.