Bodies of two Tamil youths recovered in Thirukovil

[TamilNet, Monday, 24 July 2006, 11:58 GMT]
Thirukovil Police recovered bullet riddled bodies of two Tamil youths at Kalappu area in Porakalappu, Vinayagapuram in Thirukovil Monday morning around 8:00 a.m. The bodies have been identified as belonging to Kandiah Thivakaran, 21, a mason by profession of Kali Kovil Road of Vinayagapuram and Jeyapragasam Jeyaraj, 23, a labourer, civil sources said.

The bodies were handed over to their relatives after post-mortem examination held in Thirukovil government hospital.

Further inquiries are being conducted by the Thirukovil Police, sources said.

Meanwhile, two Tamil youths, Kumaranayagam Sasikaran, 23, and Manoharan Rajendran, 22, were warded first in the Akkaraipattu government hospital with gunshot injuries and then transferred to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for further treatment. Both youths who are tractor drivers by profession had sustained injuries in a shooting incident that took place Sunday midnight around 12 in the vicinity of Thirukovil Sithira Velauthar Temple where the annual festival was being held, civil sources said.

In the meantime, at least four hand grenades were detonated Monday morning before the water cutting festival of the temple commenced in the sea shore located close to the temple. Shooting incident and hand grenade explosion have caused tension in Thirukovil village since Sunday night, sources said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
15.03.19 21:02   Photo
TNA hierarchy backs controversial Sinhala extremist project at Jaffna entrance
14.03.19 22:36  
STF commandos torture Tamil man in Batticaloa, victim held incommunicado
13.03.19 14:11   Photo
Tamil parties failing to single-mindedly demand genocide justice, more dangerous than ITAK
12.03.19 17:28   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala Buddhicisation of 40 more locations in Mullaiththeevu
11.03.19 17:33   Photo
118 Muslim families demand occupying SL Navy to release their lands in Mannaar
10.03.19 18:34   Photo
Colombo sabotaging mass grave investigations and Tamils learning lessons on ‘hybrid’ paradigm
09.03.19 17:11   Photo
Manipulations at work to nullify NPC-evolved identity to Eezham Tamils food court
08.03.19 20:24  
Occupying Colombo set to grab 227 acres of private lands in Vali North in Jaffna
07.03.19 21:10   Photo
Intelligence establishments poised to escalate religious fundamentalism in Mannaar
06.03.19 17:29   Photo
Sinhala ‘emperor’ monk wants Muslims expelled from Arisi-malai in Trincomalee
05.03.19 19:42   Photo
Tamils mark Shivaratri at base of hill seized by SL Archaeology Department in Trincomalee
04.03.19 14:18  
Ranil's ‘development’ of North-East is divide-and-rule imposed on Tamils
03.03.19 18:05   Photo
Protest continues beyond two years at Keappaa-pulavu in Mullaith-theevu
02.03.19 11:09   Photo
Desecration of Sivalingam by SL Archaeology Department sparks tension in Trincomalee
01.03.19 21:52  
Colombo wants to mark ancient villages in East as ‘Sinhala Buddhist’ villages
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=18909