Bodies found in Thanganagar belong to Tamil youths

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 June 2006, 17:06 GMT]
Two bodies found in Thanganagar in Serunuwara police division in Trincomalee district Tuesday morning were identified as Thangathurai Kugan, 22, and Mylvaganam Kumarathurai, 21, of Killiveddy area in the Muttur division. Serunuwara Police reported to the Muttur Magistrate Tuesday afternoon that both youths had been shot by 9 m.m. pistol, court sources said.

Muttur Magistrate Mr.Manickavasagar Ganesharajah visited the Serunuwara government hospital and viewed the bodies of the youths.

The Magistrate also ordered the Serunuwara Police to hand over the bodies to their relatives after post-mortem examination, court sources said.

The bodies were found near a Tamil school in Thanganagar, a Tamil village in the Serunuwara Police division. Residents of the area said they heard gunshots previous night around 7.30 p.m. and found the bodies next morning, sources said.


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