SLA shoots dead youth in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 12 October 2007, 22:27 GMT]
An unidentified youth found hiding inside an abandoned house close to sea shore in the coastal village of Kurunagar, within Jaffna Municipal council area, was shot and killed Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers.

The body was recovered by police patrolling the area.

Additional Magistrate, Mr.Thirunavakarasu, visited the scene on being notified of the killing, and conducted prelimilinary inquiries.

Mr.Thirunvaukarasu then directed the police to keep the body at the mortuary of Jaffna Teaching hospital.

Citing security reasons SLA recently declared areas within 500 metres from the coast as High security zone (HSZ) and had ordered the civilians residing in the area to vacate their homes.

 

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