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Ex-EPRLF cadre shot dead in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Sunday, 05 October 2003, 12:03 GMT]
Subramaniam Kirubakaran, 36, a former member of the Eelam Peoples Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) was shot dead in Araiyampathy in Batticaloa district Saturday morning at 10 am, ex-militant sources said
He was talking to two unknown youths who shot him in point blank range and disappeared, security sources said.
The killed youth was earlier a member of the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) and later a member of EPRLF for several years. He left left EPRLF (Varathar wing) two years ago and was employed at the auto-security section at the Araiyampathy common market, sources said.
His body was brought to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for postmortem examinations.
Tension prevailed in Araiyampathi, according to sources.