SLA guns down father of four in Valaichenai

[TamilNet, Sunday, 17 September 2006, 10:08 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army troopers shot dead a family man, father of four, Saturday evening around 3:00 a.m. at Nasivanthivu in Valaichenai police division.

The victim was identified as Murukesu Sivarasa, 30, medical sources said.

The body of the deceased is lying at Valaichenai hospital, added the sources.

Police in Valaichenai claimed that the victim was an attacker who had launched an ambush on SLA patrol with a T-56 automatic rifle and a hand grenade.

Nasivanthivu is located 30 km northwest of Batticaloa town.


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