One security guard has died being shot by two men who came to a private bank in Aththidiya to rob the bank.
The security guard has been killed when the robbers started firing while leaving one other individual critically injured.
The injured has been admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital.
Police say that the robber duo has robbed a man who visited the bank and has fled the scene.
Initial investigations have revealed that the suspects have arrived in a motor bike wearing full face helmets.
Police further states that investigations are underway in order to arrest the suspects.