Youth shot, injured at Vaharai

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 06 June 2006, 20:52 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen forced a Tamil youth out of the bus he was travelling in from Valaichenai near Theavettuvan Araba Vidyalayam, and shot him with a pistol causing serious injuries at 6.00 p.m Tuesday, said Valaichenai police.

Yoganathan Satheeswaran 25, who was travelling with his sister, was rushed to Valaichenai hospital first and later admitted to the Intensive Unit of the Batticaloa hospital as his condition turned critical, added the sources.

The gunmen had escaped from the scene.

The motive for the attack is not known.

Valaichenai is located 28 km north of Batticaloa town.

 

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