Fisherman shot, injured Trincomalee sea
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 04 July 2006, 11:42 GMT]
Mr.Ramiah Vinayagamoorthy, a fisherman of Salli was shot and injured by masked men who came in a boat Tuesday morning around 6 a.m. in the Salli Sea located about 7 km off north of Trincomalee town, police sources said.
Vinayagamoorthy was in fishing in Salli Sea in a boat with two fellow fishermen. Suddenly three masked men came in a boat ordered Vinayagamoorthy to stay in the boat and the other two to leave the boat. Thereafter masked men fired at Mr.Vinayagamoorthy. He received injuries in waist and hands, sources said.
The injured was admitted in the Trincomalee general hospital, sources said.