Body with gunshot wounds recovered in Puthur
[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 February 2007, 20:40 GMT]
Atchuvely police recovered an unidentified dead body of a male around 30 years bearing gun shot wounds, from a shrub land close to a civilian settlement at Vatharavathai, Puthur East in Valigamam East Thursday morning, sources in Jaffna said. Police handed over the body to Jaffna Teaching Hospital Thursday afternoon for postmortem examinations.
Residents of the area said that they observed the presence of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers, at the place where the body was found, on Wednesday evening and that they heard gun shots from the area.
The body is yet to be identified.