3 youths abducted, man shot and injured in Valaichenai

[TamilNet, Saturday, 08 July 2006, 22:28 GMT]
Paramilitary cadres working with the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), abducted 3 youths from Pethalai village located in Valaichenai Police area in Batticaloa district Friday night, residents said. Parents, gripped by fear and insecurity, have not reported the incident to the Police or human rights organizations, residents added. Meanwhile, a building worker was shot and wounded by unidentified gunmen with a 9mm pistol in Karuwakerny Saturday 6:15 p.m., Valaichenai Police said.

Mr. Muththulingam Parameshwaran, 21, was shot while returning from work in bicycle Saturday along RDA Road in Karuwarkerny, Valaichenai Police said.

He has been admitted to Valaichenai hospital, hospital sources said.

Muththulingam is a resident Kinnaiyady Valaichenai.

Reason for the attack is not clear, Valaichenai police said . Valaichenai is conducting investigations.

Valaichenai is located 28 km north of Batticaloa.

 

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