Two paramilitary cadres shot in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Friday, 08 April 2005, 07:51 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on two paramilitary cadres in Nagar Iluppaikulam, about 8 kilometres southwest of Vavuniya, Friday around 12.30 p.m. One of them was admitted Vavuniya hospital with five gun shot wounds. The other is missing, Police said. Both are cadres of the EPRLF (Varathar Group), a paramilitary that operates with Sri Lankan armed forces in the island's northeast.

The EPRLF cadre admitted to hospital is Mr. Govindasamy Sivakumar, 30. Vavuniya Headquarters Police Inspector Mr. Abeysingha Bandara is conducting further investigations.

 

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