One killed, two injured in Colombo attack

[TamilNet, Monday, 25 October 2004, 17:28 GMT]
A youth was shot dead and two were injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a group of Tamils suspected to be members of the paramilitary led by renegade Liberation Tigers commander 'Karuna' (Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan) in a predominantly Tamil suburb in Colombo Monday night around 8.30.

One youth was injured very seriously in the attack, Police in Wellawatte said. He was rushed to the Kalubowila Hospital for emergency treatment, accirding to Police.

The four youth, suspected to be members of the Karuna Paramilitary, had moved into a rented home in Roxy Gardens in Wellawatte recently, Police said.


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