Civilian shot, injured in Mannar
[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 October 2006, 22:05 GMT]
Unidentified armed persons shot and injured the head of a family in his residence located in Ward No: 08 of Pesalai Wednesday night around 7.40 p.m. The victim has been identified as Veera Arachchilage Antony Silva aged 38 and a father of two children.
The injured was first admitted to the Mannar general hospital Wednesday night around 8.15 p.m. He was later transferred to Anuradhapura general hospital as his condition was reported critical, medical sources said.