Young man shot, killed in Valikaamam

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 December 2007, 15:04 GMT]
Two unidentified gunmen riding a motorbike shot and killed a young man in front of Vazhakampparai Amman temple in Valikaamam when he came to worship at the temple Monday morning around 10:30 a.m., sources in Jaffna said.

The victim was identified as Thieventhiram Maheswaran, 32 , a resident of Vaddukkoaddai south.

Vaddukkoaddai police recovered the body and handed it over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary Monday evening.

Killings of this nature in Vaddukkoaddai, Changkaanai areas in recent times are escalating at an alarming rate, civil society sources in Jaffna said.

 

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