Gunshot injures CID officer

[TamilNet, Thursday, 02 March 2000, 04:27 GMT]
32 year old Jayasiri, an officer of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), is in serious condition after suffering gunshot wounds in Uppukulam, Mannar district at 7 pm yesterday, sources said.

Uppukulam is situated about 2 km from the Mannar town.

He was shot by unknown gunmen while travelling alone to Uppukulam from Mannar Police station.

He was immediately taken to the Anuradhapura hospital where his situation remains serious, sources said.

Following this incident, tension prevailed in Uppukulam area, residents said.

 

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