2 Muslims shot injured in Kathankudy

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 09:49 GMT]
Karuna paramilitary members arriving on motorcycles shot and seriously injured two Muslim civilians standing along Kathankudy Dean Road around 8:05 p.m Tuesday, Kathankudy sources said. The paramilitary personnel have also severely attacked two more civilians and the attacks have caused the Tamils and Muslims living on Kathankudy boarder to move to safer places.

The injured civilians were rushed to Batticaloa Teaching hospital.

Tension prevails in Kathankudy where Sri Lanka police and Special Task Force were put on guard on Kathankudy Main Street Tuesday night.

The abnormal situation in Kathankudy is to be discussed by the Federation of Kathankudy Mosques and the Batticaloa district Sri Lanka Army Brigadier around 10:00 a.m Wednesday.

Kathankudy is located 6 km south of Batticaloa town.

 

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