Youth shot in Kiran, two killed in Ampara

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 08:17 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and wounded a youth in Kiran, 28 kilometres north of Batticaloa, Tuesday night, Police said. In another incident two Singhalese were found shot to death on the Akkaraipattu-Ampara road, 64 kilometres south of Batticaloa, Tuesday night around 10 p.m. Police investigating the murder said murder was over a private feud. Mr.Kanapathipillai Vivekanandarasa, 19, the youth who was shot in Kiran, told Police that he was not affiliated to any party or paramilitary and that he was a salesman.

He said gunmen had come to the house in Kiran where he was staying and had shot him after calling him out. Mr.Vivekanandarasa is from Manjanthoduvaai, a suburb on the southern outskirts of Batticaloa town.

Officer In Charge of Valaichenai Police station, Mr. C.I Dharmawardena is investigating the shooting.

Meanwhile, Police in Akkaraipattu said the two Singhalese were riding a motorbike when they were shot dead. The motive for the killing is not clear, they said.

 

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