SLA Soldier dies of heart attack in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 February 2004, 16:59 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier who was deployed in a camp located in Kodikamam in Thenmaradchchi division in Jaffna district Thursday died of heart attack. He was attached to the 52-2 Division of the SLA, police said.

The Chavakachcheri acting Magistrate Mr.P.Kandasamy Thursday held the inquest and allowed the police to send the body of the deceased soldier to his birthplace Anuradhapura.

He further ordered the Colombo Judicial Medical Officer to hold postmortem examination on the deceased body, police said.

Meanwhile the Police Thursday took steps to send the soldier's body to Colombo by air, sources said.


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