Tamil businessman shot, wounded in Puttalam

[TamilNet, Sunday, 06 November 2005, 06:06 GMT]
Two unindentified gunmen entered a jewellery shop located on Puttalam Mannar Road in Puttalam town Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and shot the shop owner. The victim, Mr. K. Pathmalingam, 39, was wounded and rushed to Puttalam hospital, police said.

Motive behind the shooting incident is not clear, according to Puttalam Police conducting investigations.

The gunmen were riding in a motorbike.

Puttalam town is located 120 km north of Colombo.

 

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