Three Tamils shot dead in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 January 2007, 07:41 GMT]
Three civilians were found shot dead in Trincomalee Friday night. Their bodies were found Saturday morning with gunshot injuries, one at Chelvanayakapuram, about 2 km north of eastern port town and the other two at Allesgarden, where two Sri Lanka Navy sailors were wounded in a claymore attack Saturday. Uppuveli Police, conducting investigations into the killings said the victims, between the ages 19 and 30, were Tamils.

The dead bodies were handed to the mortuary of the Trincomalee general hospital.

The suburbs, Chelvanayakapuram and Allesgarden come under the Uppuveli Police division.


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