Youth shot, injured in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 25 November 2005, 10:22 GMT]
Naranthiran Nirojithan, 22, a Tamil youth who was involved in setting up ceremonial archs in Neervely, 10 km north east of Jaffna, was shot and wounded by unidentified gunmen who entered his residence Friday early morning around 3:30 a.m., residents said. The youth, a brother of an LTTE war-dead, was rushed to Jaffna hospital with two gunshot wounds and is being treated at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, medical sources said.

Nirojithan organized the decoration of streets and setup ceremonial archs in Neerveli area in Valigamam Thursday, residents said.

Neerveli residents alleged that the youth was shot by intelligence operatives working with the Sri Lanka Army.

 

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