Electronic engineer killed in bomb blast in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 20:39 GMT]
An owner of electronic shop was killed and his associate seriously injured in a bomb blast at his shop situated along Pillayar Kovil road, Kaluwanchikkudy in Batticaloa district, around 10:00 p.m. Monday.

Kaluwanchchikkudy Police and Special Task Force started investigations immediately to ascertain whether the bomb exploded inside the shop or somebody hurled it.

M. Sarma, 30, an electronic engineer, was identified as the owner of the repair shop.

Thamotharam Kiritharan, 21, is the associate injured in the bomb explosion.

Kiritharan was first rushed to Kalavanchikudy hospital and later transferred to Batticaloa Teaching hospital for further treatment.

Sarma's body is kept at Kaluvanchikudy base hospital for post mortem examination to be held.

Kaluwanchchikkudy is situated 24 km south of Batticaloa.

 

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