Batticaloa housewife shot, critically injured

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 18 January 2006, 15:23 GMT]
A housewife in Kali Temple Road in Eravur, Batticaloa was critically injured by an unknown gunman who entered the house and shot her with a pistol while she was talking to her husband Wednesday at 7.30 p.m., sources in Batticaloa said.

The housewife, Ms Puvanenthiran Punitha, 19, was rushed to Batticaloa hospital and her condition is serious, medical sources said.

Ms Punitha has one child.

Eravur police said reason for the shooting was not clear and that they are conducting investigations.

Kali temple Road is in Arumugathankudiruppu in Eravur. Eravur is located 14km north of Batticaloa.


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