STF shoots dead 2 youths in Ampaa’rai

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 15:15 GMT]
Special Task Force (STF) commandos lying in ambush shot and killed two youths Tuesday around 11:00 p.m while the youths were going along Koamaari-Oora’ni Veethi in Poththuvil police division.

One of the victims was identified as a Tamil while the other is yet to be identified. Poththuvil police claimed that the youths killed were members of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and that a T56 type rifle along with four hand grenades were recovered from them.

The victim identified is Sureshmoorthy Kavitharan, 22, a resident of Koamaari, Tha’ndiyadi.

The bodies of the two victims are kept in Poththuvil hospital mortuary.


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