Youth shot dead in Koandaavil, Jaffna

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 December 2007, 03:39 GMT]
A 21-year old youth was shot dead by unknown gunmen near his home in Premakrishnan Road in Koandaavil East, Jaffna at 4:30 p.m. Friday, sources in Jaffna said. Kopaay police recovered the body midnight Friday and tranferred the body to Jaffna Teachining Hospital for postmortem examinations. Jaffna residents say that they are witnessing a marked increase in number of killings in the Koandaavil area.

Kumarakurunaathan Premachandran, 21, was killed an hour before a UNP organizer was gunned down by unknown gunmen near Chuzhipuram.


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