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UNP Office Heavily Damaged in Dambulla Attack | Breaking News

News Today: UNP Office Attacked in Dambulla Amid Election Tensions

The United National Party (UNP) office in Dambulla was severely attacked yesterday, causing significant damage. “The office has been heavily damaged while all cutouts have been destroyed,” UNP General Secretary Palitha Range Bandara told reporters. Despite the extensive destruction, Bandara concluded that the party was not in a position to make any accusations at this point. Sources suggest that this incident may mark the beginning of election-related violence.

The attack has left the party’s local supporters in shock, with many expressing concerns over the safety and security of party offices in other regions. Local authorities have been alerted, and an investigation is underway to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

This incident has raised questions about the escalating tensions as the election season approaches. The UNP has called for calm and urged its supporters to refrain from retaliating. Instead, they are focusing on rebuilding the damaged office and continuing their campaign efforts.

Political analysts warn that this attack could be a precursor to further violence as election day nears. The UNP has reiterated its commitment to a peaceful election process and has appealed to other political parties to do the same.

As the situation develops, it is crucial for all stakeholders to work together to ensure a safe and fair election environment. The Dambulla attack serves as a stark reminder of the potential for violence in politically charged climates and the need for vigilance and restraint from all sides.