4 civilians killed, 2 injured in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Sunday, 15 October 2006, 13:06 GMT]
Four civilians were shot dead and two seriously injured in Jaffna peninsula in three separate incidents within the 24-hours from 6:00 p.m. Saturday and 6:00 p.m. Sunday, civil society sources in Jaffna said.

Unknown gunmen who arrived at a bakery in Oluvil road in Karampan, Kayts at 8:30 pm Saturday, interrogated the owners and customers present in the bakery and opened fire at them.

Thavarasah Kunatheepan, 23, from Karampan South, and Ramu Sellathurai, 43, from Nedunkuda, Karainagar, were killed on the spot. Two others, seriously injured during the shooting, were taken to Kayts hospital immediately, and later around midnight were transferred to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital in critical condition, hospital sources said.

Meanwhile, unknown gunmen shot and killed Saravanamuttu Panachavarnam, 58, a retired police seargent at his residence in Thambachetti, Vadamaradchy at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, sources in Point Pedro said.

Also, unknown gunmen who entered Kopay Christian College at 11:30 a.m. Sunday while a Teacher Training Course conducted by the UNICEF was in progress, threatened the teachers before shooting dead the watcher, Sabaratnam Arulratnam, 30. The gunmen escaped after committing the crime, teachers present at the schooll said.

 

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