Bodies of two Tamil youths recovered in Thirukovil

[TamilNet, Monday, 24 July 2006, 11:58 GMT]
Thirukovil Police recovered bullet riddled bodies of two Tamil youths at Kalappu area in Porakalappu, Vinayagapuram in Thirukovil Monday morning around 8:00 a.m. The bodies have been identified as belonging to Kandiah Thivakaran, 21, a mason by profession of Kali Kovil Road of Vinayagapuram and Jeyapragasam Jeyaraj, 23, a labourer, civil sources said.

The bodies were handed over to their relatives after post-mortem examination held in Thirukovil government hospital.

Further inquiries are being conducted by the Thirukovil Police, sources said.

Meanwhile, two Tamil youths, Kumaranayagam Sasikaran, 23, and Manoharan Rajendran, 22, were warded first in the Akkaraipattu government hospital with gunshot injuries and then transferred to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for further treatment. Both youths who are tractor drivers by profession had sustained injuries in a shooting incident that took place Sunday midnight around 12 in the vicinity of Thirukovil Sithira Velauthar Temple where the annual festival was being held, civil sources said.

In the meantime, at least four hand grenades were detonated Monday morning before the water cutting festival of the temple commenced in the sea shore located close to the temple. Shooting incident and hand grenade explosion have caused tension in Thirukovil village since Sunday night, sources said.

 

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