3 abducted, 4 injured in shooting incident in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 04:52 GMT]
Unknown gunmen shot and injured four employees of the Road Development Authority (RDA) in Vavuniya, and abducted three workers at Ulukkulam around 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, while the workers were on their way to Vavuniya in a private van, sources in Vavuniya said.

The abductors who were in a car, stopped the workers vehicle, and allowed the Muslim driver to go.

The gunmen fired at the workers when four tried to escape, injuring the four.

All RDA workers were wearing the RDA uniform, sources said.

The injured has been admitted to Vavuniya Government Hospital. One of the injured, whose wounds were serious, is being transferred to the Anuradhapura Government Hospital, according to hospital sources.

Details of the 3-disappeared workers are not known. The injured in their statement to the Vavuniya Police said the abductors were all Tamil speaking.

 

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