2 men shot dead in HSZ in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Saturday, 30 June 2007, 04:10 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen on two motor cycles, following two men riding their motor cycles, shot them dead Friday around 4:30 p.m., in front of Tamils Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) former office close to UNDP, UNHCR, UNICEF, ICRC offices in Temple Road in the heart of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) High Security Zone (HSZ) in Jaffna, sources in Jaffna said. SLA troopers are present 24 hours guarding several International Organization offices.

The victims were identified as Singaravel Logenthira, 29, Subramaniam Ambihaipahan, 39, a married man, both residents of Aanaikkoaddai north, located 5 km from Jaffna town.

Kailaayappi'l'laiyaar Koayil SLA sentry post is about 300 m from and the SLMM Jaffna office is located 100 m from where the shooting occurred.

Bodies of both men remained on the road at the crime site until Jaffna police recovered them around 6:30 p.m.

The police handed over the bodies to Jaffna Teaching hospital.

Three youths from Kachcheari-Nalloor road were shot to death at the same location within last three weeks.


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