Four persons shot dead in Puththa'lam

[TamilNet, Monday, 07 April 2008, 11:39 GMT]
Four persons were shot dead by a member of the Civil Vigilant Committee in Puliyangku'lam area in Puththa'lam police division Monday early morning, media sources in Colombo said. Sri Lanka government security establishment formed Civil Vigilant Committees to assist police and army to ensure security in Puththalam district.

Personal reasons are alleged to be behind the killings, according to sources.

The CVC member had fled from the area and the police are searching for him, media reports quoting police sources said.

The victims are yet to be identified.

 

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