Four TNA candidates wounded in EPDP attack

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 November 2001, 07:24 GMT]
A group of Jaffna district Tamil National Alliance candidates and supporters who had gone to Naranthanai in Jaffna for campaigning were attacked by armed cadres of the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP), Wednesday morning around 11 a.m with knives and other weapons. One TNA supporter, an employee of the Jaffna University was killed and about twenty others, including four TNA candidates were wounded in the incident, police sources said.

TNA candidates contesting the Jaffna district at the forthcoming parliamentary election Mr.Suresh Premachandran, Secretary General of the Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front, Mr.M.K.Sivajilingam, TELO leader, Mr.Mavai Senathirajah and Jaffna Mayor N.Raviraj of the TULF were admitted to the Jaffna hospital.

The condition of Mr.Mavai Senathiraja, a former TULF parliamentarian is reported to be critical, medical sources said.

Neduntheivu and other islets in the peninsula are now under the control of the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party which is a constituent of the ruling Peoples' Alliance.

 

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