Senthilnathan shot and killed in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 April 2006, 07:13 GMT]
A trader and senior member of All Ceylon Tamil Congress in Vavuniya district, S.K. Senthilnathan, shot by paramilitary gunmen around 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, succumbed to his wounds at Vavuniya hospital, medical sources said. Mr. Senthilnathan, a popular trader and a senior member of the Tamil National Alliance party ACTC, is a candidate in the local elections to be held in Vavuniya.

Sri Lankan Police did not rush to the crime scene. However, scandinavian truce monitors from Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) visited the assasination site.

A Tamil civilian, S. K. Raveendran, 36, was shot and killed inside Sri Lanka Army High Security area in Omanthai Tuesday around 9:30 p.m. The incident took place beyond the Thandikulam point where the A-9 road remains blocked.

 

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