2 Tamils in Moothoor shot dead
[TamilNet, Monday, 30 March 2009, 16:40 GMT]
Unidentified armed men shot and killed Saturday night two Tamil civilians in front of Paarathipuram Viththiyaalayam in Moothoor in Trincomalee district. One of them was brought by the armed men from Thanganakar to Paarathipuram where both men were handcuffed behind their backs and shot to death, sources in Moothoor said.
The victims were identified as Sellathamby Nallathamby (52) of Thanganakar and Kandiah Govindan (42) of Paarathipuram, sources in Moothoor said.
The bodies are kept in Moothoor Base hospital for post mortem examination and inquest into the deaths to be held.