SLA shoots dead youth in Vadamaradchi

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 February 2007, 09:23 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers lying in ambush along an interior road in Thatchanthoppu Pillayar temple area at Karaveddy in Vadamaradchi opened fire on a youth, killing him at the spot Wednesday at 5.45 a.m., Karaveddy residents said. However, military sources in Colombo said SLA killed a youth who had attempted to hurl a hand grenade at the troopers.

The body of the victim has been transferred to the Manthikai government hospital, and remains unidentified.

 

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