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Vadamaradchi civilian shot and wounded by Police

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 February 2004, 16:34 GMT]
Mr. Kanapathy Sivakumar,22, was found in Vallipurakurichchi area in Vadamaradchi division in the Jaffna district with gun shot injuries Thursday. It is alleged that Police had shot him when he was transporting sand from Vallipurakurichchi area Wednesday night without heeding to a signal to stop, sources said.

The truck used by the injured man to transport sand is said to have turned turtle near Kandalkadu area, police said.

Transporting sand for construction purposes from Amban and Manalkadu areas in the Vadamaradchi division has been banned.


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