SLA trooper shot dead in Jaffna town

[TamilNet, Saturday, 13 May 2006, 03:57 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier on road patrol was shot dead by an unknown gunman on Jaffna Main Street near Chundukili Girls School at 9.10 a.m. Saturday morning, sources in Jaffna said.

The gunman was hiding behind a building in the Main street and escaped after the shooting.

Large number of SLA troops have cordoned off the area and are conducting searches.

The Chundukili Girls school is located nearly 300 meters from Jaffna Secretariat.

 

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