Two Mankerni civilians wounded in firing

[TamilNet, Friday, 15 October 2004, 10:30 GMT]
Mr.Vethanayagam Suthakaran aged 20 and Mr.Sellathurai Ananthan aged 40, were shot and wounded by unidentified persons Thursday night around 10.30 p.m. at Mankerni, 64 km off Batticaloa town, police sources said.

A group of persons allegedly members of Karuna group who were waiting in ambush Thursday night in a secluded area in Manankerni fired at the two civilians who were passing by.

The injured were admitted to the Batticaloa government hospital, sources said.

 

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