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Tamil activist shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 December 2005, 02:59 GMT]
Mr K. Navaratnam (47), Jaffna district organizer for Tamil Resurgence Task force, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in front of the Thinakural offices in KKS road in Jaffna town at 5.30 a.m. Thursday, sources from Jaffna said. He worked part-time as news paper distributer and had gone to collect Thinakural edition for delivery to Poopalasingham Book Shop located on the Hospital Road when he was shot.

Gunmen escaped after firing at the victim.

Additional police and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers have been brought to the area to increase security.

Kopay district organizer for the Tamil Resurgence Task Force and Principal of Kopay Christian College, Mr Sivakadadcham, was shot dead on 11 October by gunmen alleged to be belonging to Sri Lanka Army intelligence.

 

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