Police constable shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 October 2006, 10:40 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a police constable attached to Kallady police station in Batticaloa Tuesday around 5:20 a.m at a bus halt close to the Kurukal Madam Special Task Force (STF) camp in Batticaloa, said the police.

Illayathamby Ilankeswaran, 43, father of 4 children, of Kurukal Madam, died on the spot when gunmen fired at him when waiting for bus on his way to work from home.

His body is kept in the Kalavanchikudy hospital, hospital sources said.

 

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