Ex soldier shot in Eravur

[TamilNet, Sunday, 26 September 2004, 11:34 GMT]
An ex-Sri Lanka army soldier was shot at by unidentified gunmen in Eravur, 14 kilometres north of Batticaloa, Saturday evening, Police said. The man, A. M Mohammed Ansar, 30, was injured in the shoot out when he was on his way to buy fish in Savukkadi, a coastal village on the outskirts of Eravur town.

Mr. Ansar worked left the army two years ago, Police said.

He has been admitted to Batticaloa hospital. The gunmen got away, Police said.


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