Bus timekeeper shot in Vavuniya town

[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 April 2006, 05:28 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and wounded Mr. JW Dhanasri, a timekeeper employed at Vavuniya private bus services union, at 8:50 a.m. Sunday. The incident took place in in the heart of the town where security was beefed up following the Claymore attack Saturday.

Dhanasiri, a Sinhala person who is fluent in Tamil, had close links with the Sri Lanka Army Intelligence in the town, according to ex-militant sources in Vavuniya.

He was transferred to Anuradhapura Hospital in serious state, hospital sources said.


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