Two LTTE supporters killed in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Monday, 16 January 2006, 10:56 GMT]
Two Tamil youths Chandranathan Sasikumar, 23, also called Appuhami, a resident of Kurukkal Road in Akkaraipattu and Gopalakrishnan Suresh, 16, of RKM Road Akkaraipattu, were shot dead by unknown gunmen on Monday at 12 noon at Deans Road in Akkaraipattu Town, sources in the eastern province said. Both victims were said supporters of Liberation Tigers, Akkaraipattu residents said.

Incident took place behind the Akkaraipattu Police station.

Deans Road is a predominantly Muslim area.

Both are masons and were going work on motorbike when gunmen following them in another motorbike fired at them at close range and escaped.

Chandranathan is a father of one child.

Akkaraipattu police conduting investigation into the killing

Akkaraipattu lies in Amparai district, 64 km south of Batticaloa town.


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