Fish trader shot dead in Manipay, Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 25 August 2006, 12:53 GMT]
Motorbike riding gunmen shot and killed a fish salesman near Kaddudai Junction, in Manipay on Friday, at around 8 a.m., after following the trader as he rode to work in a motorcycle, after the lifting of the curfew.

The victim was identified as C. Lingeswaran, 40. His body has been taken to the Jaffna teaching hospital mortuary, by the Jaffna police who recovered his body from the crime site.

Incidents of killings of civilians by unknown gunmen after following their intended victims as they leave their homes after lifting of the curfew, has increased recently, said Jaffna sources.


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