SLA soldiers gun down two youths in Nallur, Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 26 May 2006, 08:31 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers shot and killed two youths riding in a motorbike at Aadiyapatham junction, around 12:20 p.m. Friday. SLA sources in Jaffna claimed that their troopers shot at attackers who were fleeing after firing on a Police post. However, eyewitnesses said that the soldiers stationed at the junction aimed at the motorbike approaching the juntion. The nearest police post is 400 meters away from the Adiyapatham junction.

The victims were not identified. The dead bodies and the motorbike were lying on the spot.

Temple Road and Adiyapatham Road meet at Adiyapatham junction, located 400 meters from Kopay Poice station and around 400 meters from Kalviyankadu junction.

 

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