Loss in prison riot over 10 million rupees: Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan prison authorities said that the loss estimated in the damage caused to property at the main Welikada jail, after a clash between inmates and police commandos that left 27 inmates dead, was over 10 million rupees.

Prisoners, police clash in Lanka; 42 wounded

Police stormed into Welikada jail to carry out a search for hidden narcotics.