STF shoot 2 Tamils dead in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 August 2009, 14:08 GMT]
The Special Task Force (STF) of the Sri Lanka Police Tuesday night
shot dead two Tamils along Thuraineelavanai lagoon in Batticaloa
The victims were later identified as 32 year old Peethambaram
Loganathan alias Ariyam of 13th Colony and 27 year-old Peethambaram
Puvanenthiran alias Kanthapody of Kannankudah.
The STF claimed that they were cadres of LTTE.
On receipt of
information received by the STF unit in Kaaraitheivu, a STF party
rushed to the site and fired at them. STF further claimed that they
recovered one T-56 rife and some cartridges with their bodies.
Kalmunai Police Wednesday handed over these bodies to the Kalmunai
Ashraff Hospital for postmortem and inquiry, sources said.