Vavuniya police shoots dead youth

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 May 2007, 11:07 GMT]
Vavuniya Police said Tuesday that they have shot dead a youth alleged to be a member of the Liberation Tigers near Pa'ndaariku'lam Amman temple road in Vavuniya. Police said two youths opened fire at the police, and one was killed and the other escaped when the Police opened return fire.

The youth's body has been transferred to Vavuniya General Hospital for postmortem examinations and identification.

The identity of the youth has not been established yet and local sources said that it has not been confirmed if the youth belonged to Liberation Tigers.

 

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