Tamil man shot dead near Vavunatheevu SLA camp

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 22:14 GMT]
A Tamil man was shot dead by Sri Lankan Army (SLA) soldiers near Vavunatheevu camp, 3 km. west of Batticaloa twon, at 7.35 a.m. Wednesday.

K.Thavarajah,44, a father of 4, from Kayanmadu was killed about 200 metres from the SLA camp, while he was returning home from Batticaloa Town.

The soldiers allowed the man to cross the check point after short inquiring him and then shot him dead, sources said.

His body was taken to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for inquest and later handed over to the relatives at 3.30 p.m.


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