Father, daughter shot, injured in Kayts

[TamilNet, Saturday, 13 May 2006, 11:32 GMT]
Two civilians from Mankumban, 5th District area, in Kayts were seriously injured when four unidenfied gunmen entered their house scaling the perimeter wall, and fired indiscriminately inside the house Friday at 11.45 p.m., police sources said.

P.Sunderalingam, 54, and his daughter S.Jeyaranee, 29, suffered serious gunshot wounds. A local media organization brought the incident to the notice of the local Police and both were Jaffna Teaching Hospital in the early hours of Saturday in an ambulance from the local hospital.

Both are receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit and their medical conditions have stabilized, hospital sources said.

Motivations for the shooting and the identity of the gunmen are not known.

 

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