Large crowds at Sunday Leader Editor's funeral
The funeral of Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickremetunga took place
yesterday evening at the General Cemetery, Borella, Colombo amidst a
Besides members of the clergy and Parliamentarians people from all
walks of life including journalists, professionals, politicians, trade
unionists, diplomats and members of the business community were present.
Mr. Wickremetunga was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Ratmalana
when he was on his way to office last Thursday (January 9).