EPDP cadre shot dead in Kommathurai

[TamilNet, Friday, 01 April 2005, 17:41 GMT]
A person believed to be close to the EPDP was shot dead in Kommathurai, 17 kilometres north of Batticaloa, Friday evening around 6.30 by unidentified gunmen. The man identified as Mr. Puththirasihamani Kuhathasan, 23, was walking along Uma Mill Road in Kommathurai when he was gunned down, Police said. Kommathurai is a village garrisoned by the Sri Lanka army.

EPDP, a paramilitary which is a close ally of Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, has a camp attached to the Kommathurai SLA garrison.

 

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