DPU shoot dead student in Vanni
[TamilNet, Thursday, 03 July 2008, 16:19 GMT]
Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) shot and killed a student of Mallaavi Central College Thursday around 10:20 a.m at Aiyangku’lam in Mallaavi in Vanni.
The student killed was identified as R. Jeevihtan.
Jeevithan had gone hunting in the jungle of Aiyangku’lam with a group of men when the DPU operatives shot and killed him.
Many residents in Thu’nukkaay Assitant Government Agent division in Vanni are moving out as the shells launched by SLA fall and explode in their villages.
The Divisional Secretary (AGA) of Thu'nukkaay division of Mullaiththeevu district was killed in a Claymore attack carried out by the Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), Tamileelam Police officials in Mullaiththeevu told media. The DS, Mr. N. Nanthakumar, 36, father of three-month-old baby girl, was killed on the spot in the attack which was reported at 4:50 p.m. Sunday.