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Sri Lanka crisis worsens as ex-minister Arjuna Ranatunga’s guard opens fire, wounding three

COLOMBO: The security guard of a minister in the sacked Sri Lankan government opened fire at an office on Sunday wounding three people, worsening a constitutional crisis in the island nation days after the president ousted the prime minister and appointed a new one. Police said the guard began shooting as Arjuna Ranatunga, petroleum minister in the cabinet of former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, tried to enter his office at the state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corp. Wickremesinghe maintains he is still prime minister.…