Fisherman shot dead in Chavakachcheri

[TamilNet, Friday, 15 December 2006, 00:04 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a fisherman of Koyilkudiyiruppu, Thambuthottam in Chavakachcheri area in Thenmarachchi region in Jaffna around 8:30 p.m Thursday while he was returning from fishing in Kachchai Sea.

The victim was identified as Nagalingan Jeyendran, 41, living near Sri Lankan Army (SLA) base in the area.

Unidentified gunmen waited for him along the road away from his home, shot him dead and escaped. His body was taken to Jaffna Teaching hospital for autopsy.

Two other fishermen were shot dead in Jaffna district on Thursday, one in Thenmarachchi in the morning, the other in Vadamarachchy early afternoon.


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