Tamil woman shot dead in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 19 January 2008, 04:02 GMT]
Unidentified armed men shot to death a middle aged woman Thursday night in Vaarikkuddiyoor area in Vavuniya, sources said. The victim’s body was recovered by Vavuniyaa police Thursday night and handed over to the Vavuniyaa teaching hospital Friday morning.

The victim is identified as Mary Angela, 47.

The deceased was a supporter of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and was involved in social work for them as well as for a number of social organizations in the area, Vavuniyaa police said.

The identity of the killers or the motive for the killing is not known, police said.

 

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