Two youths shot dead in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Friday, 13 October 2006, 14:35 GMT]
Unidentified armed men shot dead two youths aged about 25 Thursday night. Bodies of these youths with gunshot injuries were recovered Friday morning at Kanthapuram, about eight km off Vavuniya town. Hands of these youths were tied and face of one of the dead was covered with a black cloth, residents of the area said.

SLMM Monitor examining dumped body in Vavuniyaa during CFA
SLMM Monitor examining dumped body in Vavuniyaa during CFA
Grama Niladhari Officer of the area immediately brought this incident to the notice of the Vavuniya Police.

According to civil sources that these youths had been brought to the site in a white coloured van and shot dead by unidentified men Thursday night around 9:00 p.m. The white coloured van left the scene after leaving these bodies in the area. Two spent cartridges of AK 47 rifle were found at the site.

The victims were not identified till noon Friday. But monitors of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) based in Vavuniya visited the scene and held inquiry.

 

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