LTTE political activist shot dead

[TamilNet, Monday, 05 July 2004, 05:42 GMT]
A political division cadre of the Liberation Tigers was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Vanthaarumoolai, about 20 kilometres north of Batticaloa, Monday morning around 10 a.m. A person who was riding with him on a motorbike was wounded in the attack. He was rushed to the hospital. Residents said that the body of the dead LTTE political activist was lying on the Batticaloa – Valaichenai main road which is regularly patrolled by the Sri Lanka army.

The incident took place between Sri Lanka army camps at the Kaluwankerni Junction and Vembu, residents said.

Earlier this morning LTTE's Political Head for Batticaloa town, Senathy, and one of his companion were shot and wounded near the Arasady junction.

 

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