INGO volunteer shot, injured in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Thursday, 14 June 2007, 07:18 GMT]
A Philippine national working for Mercy Corps, an International NGO, was seriously injured when a gunman shot at him Wednesday night around 9:45 p.m at Allesgarden, located about two km off north of Trincomalee town. Mr. Mahalucgs was returning to his residence in Hotel Club Ocean when the incident occurred, according to a spokesperson from the Mercy Corps.

Mr.Anthonio Mahalucgs has sustained injury on left side of the head, SLMM officials in Colombo said.

He was first admitted to Trincomalee general hospital and later transferred to Colombo National Hospital.

The site where the incident took place comes under the Uppuveli police division.

The Uppuveli Police immediately conveyed the matter to the SLMM in Colombo.


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