Tamil youth shot dead in Trincomalee town

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 21 March 2007, 11:15 GMT]
Unidentified armed came in a motor bike shot dead a 27 year old Tamil youth Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. in the heart of Trincomalee town. He is a resident of Killikunchchumalai area in Kanniya village located about eight km northwest along Trincomalee-Anuradhapura road, sources said.

Armed men had stopped a three-wheeler driven by the victim along Main Street in Trincomalee town and shot him dead. He died on the spot.

The body has been transferred to the Trincomalee general hospital for identification and post-mortem examination, sources said.

The name of deceased has not been revealed so far, sources said.

Trincomalee Police is conducting investigation into the murder.

 

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