2 Tamil youths shot dead in Moneragala

[TamilNet, Saturday, 17 January 2009, 03:24 GMT]
Unidentified armed persons wearing masks shot dead two Tamil youths in Moneragala division in two separate incidents. One youth Ramachchandran Ravichandran, 22, a three-wheel driver was shot dead on Tuesday, and the other, Kulanthaivel Krishnaraj, was shot dead Thursday, police sources said.

Krishnaraj was a laborer and a resident of Kumbukkan estate in Moneragala district. Masked men arriving in a motorbike shot him dead while he was engaged in repairing a road with others.

Neighbors immediately rushed the wounded youth to the Moneragala government hospital but he later succumbed to injuries.

Moneragala police are conducting investigation in to the two killing, but no one has yet been arrested.


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