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.

 

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