Sinhalese fish vendor shot dead in Trincomalee
[TamilNet, Friday, 02 December 2005, 17:12 GMT]
Unidentified men Friday afternoon around 3.30 p.m. shot dead a Sinhala fish
vendor, Mr.Hemasiri, alias Lokku Iya (57), in the market located at Anuradhapura junction, about two
km off northwest of Trincomalee town, Uppuveli police said.
He succumbed to gunshot injuries after admission to the Trincomalee general
hospital, police said.
Several checkpoints and temporary army camps are located along
Trincomalee-Kandy road passing through Gandhinagar, Abeyapura and
Anpuvallipuram, suburbs of the east port town.