2 civilians shot dead inside Point-Pedro HSZ

[TamilNet, Sunday, 23 September 2007, 18:08 GMT]
An eatery owner and a Saiva priest were shot dead by unknown gunmen inside the High Security Zone (HSZ) in Point Pedro early morning Sunday, sources in Point Pedro said. The killlings took place within 10 minutes of each other in an area with heavy Sri Lanka Army (SLA) presence have shocked the local residents, civil society sources said.

Kulendramohan Suthaharan, 27, a father of three children was on his way to open his small eatery along Sivan Koayil Road in Point Pedro when unknown gunmen shot him dead in point blank range at 6:10 a.m. Sunday.

Meanwhile, Balasubramaniam Luxmana Iyer, 31, a chaiva priest, was asked to come out of his house in Thumpalai Point Pedro at 7:00 a.m. by unknown gunmen, who shot the priest when he came out to meet them, priest's relatives said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
15.10.19 23:50  
Colombo destroys dairy-farming economy of Eezham Tamils in Batticaloa
14.10.19 23:48   Photo
Tamil parties in North-East stipulate ‘acid test’ terms to SL presidential candidates
13.10.19 22:15   Photo
SL Governor's latest land grab poses danger to archaeological traces of Eezham Tamils
12.10.19 22:23   Photo
Monks step up campaign against Muslims, want to carve out Sinhala colony in Ampaa'rai
11.10.19 22:07   Photo
Vote for Self-Determination, reject major candidates for more effective boycott
10.10.19 23:31   Photo
SL Police intensifies restrictions on Saiva devotees at disputed ‘chaitya’ hilltop in East
09.10.19 20:17  
Indian Coast Guard trespassed into waters off Jaffna, 18 fishers detained since 03 October
08.10.19 18:43  
Divisional Secretary, TNA MPs must act to release Chegnchoalai lands: civil activist
07.10.19 23:12   Photo
Heinous act by HRCSL: former orphans of Chegnchoalai on the brink of losing lands
06.10.19 12:21  
EPDP joins Jaffna protest against desecration of Neeraaviyadi temple
05.10.19 22:06  
Families inheriting lands from parents refused of land registration in Moothoor East
04.10.19 21:50  
SL Archaeology, Police continue to disturb Tamils’ right to worship at Vedukku-naa'ri hilltop
03.10.19 19:16  
Raghavan plans to distribute uncultivatable lands to Tamils to compensate for loss of fertile lands
02.10.19 22:28   Photo
No place for human rights in China’s white paper for future world
01.10.19 18:26  
Genocidal Sri Lanka hits back at UN, claims it passed ‘litmus test’ on human rights in 2019
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=23350