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Six civilians killed in Vavuniya, 2 abducted

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 17 January 2007, 06:05 GMT]
Six persons, including a woman and a driver attached to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) were shot and killed, and two young men riding in a three-wheeler were killed, in two separate incidents in Vavuniya, Tuesday night. Four of the victims were killed at a house in Kurumankadu, 2 km west of Vavuniya town, 200 meters from a Police post, and the other two victims, riding in a three-wheeler on Rice Mill Road were shot dead. One of the victims was burnt inside the three-wheeler, Police said.

Anton Rupaseelan, 26, Clive Rohan Rajadurai, 44, a driver attached to MSF, Anthonypillai Ponmani, 57, a woman, and Yoganathan Jeyanthan, 28, were identified as the four victims who were shot and killed at Kurumankadu around 8:00 p.m.

The killers had come to the house that has been rented out by one of the victims, Mr. Clive Rohan Rajadurai, when he was visiting the house, according to his family.

A 25-year-old woman, Jasmin Sivakumar, was wounded. She is the only witness to the killings at the house.

Perumal Chandrasekaran, 25, and Tharatharan Ramesh, 30, were the victims who were killed around 9:00 p.m. while they were riding in a three-wheeler. One of the victims was the driver of the three-wheeler.

Their bodies were handed over to the Vavuniya hospital by ICRC, the police said.

Meanwhile, two young men, Markandu Jeyarajan, 30, Danushkodi Sivakanthan, 26, travelling in an autorikshaw have been abducted by armed men at Maraambaikkulam, according to a complaint made by their relatives. The abductors had come in two motorbikes and a three-wheeler.


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