Police constable killed in accidental fire in Kalmunai
[TamilNet, Friday, 13 July 2007, 12:26 GMT]
A police constable attached to Kaaraitheevu Special Task Force (STF) in Ampaa'rai district died accidentally Thursday around 5:30 p.m., when his gun went off while he was cleaning it, Kalmunai police said. The police constable succumbed to the gunshot at Kalmunai hospital where he was rushed to, police said.
The victim was identified as W. M. Wijeyasinge, 24.
Kalmunai police are conducting further investigation into the death.