Two Tamil youths shot by Sri Lankan Air Force in Trinco

[TamilNet, Friday, 03 June 2005, 12:46 GMT]
Two Tamil youths, identified as Mr.Ravi and Mr.Sathyaseelan, have been admitted to Trincomalee General Hospital with serious gunshot injuries after being fired on by Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) personnel at Mitsubishi Cement Factory in Chinabay, 10 km off Trincomalee town, sources said.

One of them received injuries on one of his legs and the other in his abdomen.

Police said both injured youths were LTTE cadres and were in possession of a grenade at that time of incident.

However, LTTE sources denied that the injured were their cadres.

The incident took place around 1.50 p.m. Friday, Trincomalee police said.

Memberss of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) in Trincomalee went to the Trincomalee general hospital where the youths have been warded in the intensive care unit (ICU). But SLMM monitors were unable to talk to the injured as they were unconscious following emergency operation, sources said.

 

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