NGO official shot, injured in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Monday, 12 June 2006, 15:07 GMT]
A senior member of the Jaffna branch of the White Pigeon, a non government organization, was shot and seriously injured by unidentified armed men at his house in Moolai in the Jaffna peninsula, around 7 p.m., Monday. Thangarasa Mukunthan, 41, was former member of the Jaffna Municipal Council.
He was rushed to Jaffna teaching hospital.
White Pigeon is an organization which conducts awareness programmes among the masses about landmine danger, and assists the disabled by supplying tools and materials needed for them to sustain themselves on their own by designing self employed projects.