SLA Informant shot dead

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 July 2003, 18:02 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen Thursday evening 6.30 p.m. shot dead Fowzie, said to be an informant to the Sri Lanka security forces, at third mile post in Uppuveli area, suburb of north of Trincomalee, police said. Fowzie escaped a preveious attempt on his life, police said.

In the shoot out another person, Sekar, was seriously wounded. He is now warded in the Trincomalee general hospital, hospital sources said.

More police and army soldiers were deployed at the scene of incident who started checking civilians travelling to and from Uppuveli area, police said.

A team of police officials rushed to the scene and started investigations into the killing, security sources said.

 

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