Suspected Karuna associates kill civilian
[TamilNet, Monday, 04 October 2004, 10:00 GMT]
A civilian was shot dead by gunmen suspected to members of the paramilitary lead by renegade Liberation Tigers commander ‘Karuna’ Sunday night around 8 in Omadiyamadu, an interior village near the Batticaloa-Polannaruwa district border, Police said. The man was identified as Mr. Vannamani Dharmarajah, 40. Valaichenai Police said that they had no further details of the person.
Meanwhile, sources in Omadiyamadu said that ‘Karuna’ group appears to have killed Mr. Dharmarajah to scare people in the village.
A special forces group of the LTTE’s Jeyanthan Regiment attacked the paramilitary in Omadiyamadu on Saturday, killing two and wounding