Funeral held for doctor killed in blast
[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 December 2000, 19:27 GMT]
Funeral of Kallaru District Medical Officer, Periyathamby Duke Arulpragasam, who succumbed to injuries received in the claymore blast in Sathurukkondan, Batticaloa last Wednesday was held today in Kalviyangkadu cemetary. A large number of people attended the funeral, sources said.
Dr. Arulpragasam was well respected and was known as an exemplary human being who rendered selfless service to the community.
Last rites were conducted at his house Uppodai, Batticaloa by Priests from Kottaimunai Segara Methodist Church.