Wounded civilian dies at hospital
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 February 1999, 04:46 GMT]
A civilian by stander, Krishnapillai Rajkumar, 29 of Nelliady in Jaffna, who was wounded when the PLOTE attacked and killed three members of the TELO at Kurumankaadu junction in Vavuniya yesterday died at the Anuradhapura hospital last night said Police sources.
Meanwhile, Vavuniya remains tense as the Police braced for the internecine war between the two paramilitary groups to erupt futher during the day.
The Vavuniya branch of the Red Cross Society of Sri Lanka handed over the bodies of the dead TELO cadres to the hospital.
The PLOTE is still on the war path said other para-military groups in Vavuniya.
08.02.99 PLOTE blamed for TELO killings