2ND LEAD (UPDATE)
Two LTTE cadres said shot dead in Valaichenai
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 November 2005, 05:12 GMT]
Unidentified assailants shot and killed two Tamil youths at Palainagar Junction on Batticaloa Polannaruwa road, 5 km north of Valaichenai Wednesday morning at 4:00 a.m. The victims were LTTE cadres, according to the Police. One of the victims was identified as Mr. S. Suresh, 28, who was allegedly arrested by the Sri Lanka Army at Chenkalady Black-Bridge Tuesday. The parents of Suresh said he was not a member of the LTTE.
The bodies of the two victims with their hands tied to their backs were handed over to Valaichenai Hospital by the Sri Lankan Police.
The other victim is yet to be identified.
The fate of Mr. Kanthan who was reported missing with Suresh, is not known.
Valaichenai is located 32 km north of Batticaloa.