Youth shot in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Monday, 21 November 2005, 17:30 GMT]
Mr. Kandasamy Thavakumar, 34, employed in Cholan Vanipam, a Kilnochchi based business network, was shot allegedly by a Sri Lankan Intelligence operative from a hidden location in Thirunelvely, 4 km east of Jaffna town Monday at 5:30 p.m., according to civilian sources. However, Police Officer-In-Charge in Kopay, Mr. Sri Selvam said the youth was wounded when a gun belonging to a policeman riding in a Jeep accidentally went off.

Mr. Thavakumar was wounded by gunshots from a T-56 type of rifle. The incident took place on Adiyapatham veethy when he was seated in a van unloading rice to a shop, sources added.

Thavakumar, who sustained wounds in his chest and face, was rushed to Jaffna Hospital.

Ten days ago, on November 11, a policeman was shot at Thirunelveli Market by unidentified gunmen.


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