Two Mannar fishermen shot by SLA

[TamilNet, Saturday, 23 September 2000, 12:46 GMT]
Two fishermen were shot dead by the Sri Lanka army on the coast near Mannar town Friday night around 10.30 p.m. The fishermen, K. Thangarajah, 47, and N.Satheesh, 21, were walking towards their boats on the Periyakadai beach when an SLA unit in ambush had opened fire on them, killing them on the spot.

The bodies were handed over to the Mannar hospital. The Mannar district judge Saturday directed the Police to hand over the bodies of the dead fishermen to their relatives.

 

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