Civilian shot, injured near Valikaaamam North FDL
[TamilNet, Sunday, 13 July 2008, 15:39 GMT]
Unknown gunmen shot and seriously injured a family man in his house located inside the Valikaamam North High Security Zone (HSZ) Sunday noon, sources in Jaffna said. The injured man was admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital for emergency surgery, and is recovering at the hospital, hospital sources confirmed.
The victim, R Ravichandran, 48, was in his house in the civilian settlement near the Tellipallai, Amapanai West, and Alaveddi Forward Defense Lines, when the intruders shot at the victim.
The condition of Ravichandran is listed as serious, but not life-threatening, hospital sources said.