Police sergeant succumbs to wounds
[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 September 2005, 15:48 GMT]
Police Seargeant Mr. Wimalaratna, 57, who was shot and wounded by two motorbike-riding gunmen, succumbed to his gunshot wounds while he was being transferred from Akkaraipattu Hospital to Amparai Hospital in serious condition, hospital sources said. The sergeant was shot Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Akkaraipattu, 64 km south of Batticaloa town.
The police sergeant, shot while walking on the road, was rushed to Akkaraipattu hospital with serious wounds, police said.