Tamil youth shot dead in Uppuve'li
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 October 2008, 19:38 GMT]
Unidentified armed men in a motorbike and a three wheeler shot dead a 25-year old Tamil youth Monday evening around 6:00 p.m. at Thevaanagar in Uppuve'li police division in Trincomalee, and fled from the scene, Police Spokesman Ranjit Gunasekara told media.
The victim had been identified as Tharmalingam Sivakumar, an occupant of the Tsunami Housing Project located in Thevanakar.
The body was handed over to the Trincomalee general hospital for postmortem and magisterial inquest.