Armed person kills policeman in Eravur

[TamilNet, Friday, 01 September 2006, 08:55 GMT]
A police constable who was shot by unidentified armed man Thursday evening around 6 p.m. succumbed to injuries around 11 p.m. on the same day at Batticaloa Teaching Hospital. He was identified as 37 year-old Meerasahibu Riyal, father of three children. The shooting incident took place along Punnaikuda road in Eravur police division in Batticaloa district.

Armed man in hiding had shot the policeman when was on his way home after duty from Eravur police station. Injured person was first admitted to Eravur hospital and later transferred to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for emergency treatment.

 

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