TMVP person shot, injured in Vaazhaichcheanai
[TamilNet, Saturday, 01 November 2008, 09:33 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and injured Saturday around 12:30 a.m a Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) paramilitary-cum-political party person in Vaazhaichcheanai police division in Batticaloa district. The seriously injured victim was first rushed to Vaazhaichcheanai hospital and then transferred to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital around 2:00 a.m, Vaazhaichcheanai police said.
The injured person was identified as S. Vasuthevan, 22, a resident of Pirampadiththeevu, Ki'n'naiyadi.
Vasuthevan was returning after attending a wedding ceremony when the gunmen opened fire on him causing injuries to his hip.
No complaint related to the shooting has been lodged with them, the police said.
Vaazhaichcheanai is located 32 km north of Batticaloa town.