Pvt Lankan broadcaster attacked

COLOMBO: An employee says an unidentified gang has attacked the head

office of a private broadcasting company in

Sri Lanka. Three employees were injured

in the second attack

on the broadcaster in just over a year.

Shevan Daniel, an employee of Maharaja Organisation, says about 200 people suddenly gathered today outside the office in Colombo and threw stones at the building.

Daniel said he did not know who the attackers were or what their motive may have been.

Maharaja Organisation has three televisi-on and four radio


Last year, a group of armed men attacked

its studio and transmission compound, tossing

and grenades, spraying the building with