Two men shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Monday, 22 May 2006, 05:21 GMT]
A young man was shot dead by unidentified men in Kopay North, in Jaffna, around 9 a.m., Monday. He is yet to be identified, police said. In a seperate incident, Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers shot and killed a young man at Vidathalpallai near Muhamalai, around 5 p.m, Sunday. He was identified as Arunachalam Suresh Gunapalan,42, father of three.

SLA authorities said troops opened fire when he attempted to run away after flinging a hand grenade at them.

His body was taken to Chavakachcheri hospital, Monday, police said.

 

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