Police locate 7 dead bodies in Moneragala jungle

[TamilNet, Thursday, 11 September 2008, 14:12 GMT]
Seven bodies of male persons with gunshot injuries were found in Aayiththiyamalai jungle in Moneragala district. A group of persons who went to Aayithiamalai jungle first saw two bodies in a trailer. Later they searched around the area and found five more bodies lying on the ground, Police Spokesman Senior Superintendent of Police Ranjit Gunasekara told media in Colombo.

He added that teams of Special Task Force and the police had been sent to the site on receipt of information from persons who visited the jungle.

Initial reports said that all the seven had been shot and killed. Their identities had not been revealed by the police, sources said.


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