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Father of three shot dead in Achchuveli

[TamilNet, Friday, 29 July 2005, 14:47 GMT]
Mr.Phillipiah Leonard Jeyaraj aged 52, father of three children of Achchuveli West in Jaffna district, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen Friday evening around 6 p.m. while he was walking towards his agricultural land. The Police handed over the body of the dead to the Achchuveli hospital, police said.

Four persons in two motorbikes followed Mr.Jeyaraj and fired at him killing him on the spot and fled from the scene, Achchuveli Police said.

The site where the incident took place is located about 300 meters from the Achchuveli Police Station and on the border of the high security zone, civil sources said.


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