EPDP member shot in Mannaar bazaar

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 May 2008, 14:59 GMT]
An EPDP member who was distributing the paper of the paramilitary-cum-political party, Thinamurasu, was shot and injured by unknown gunmen in Mannaar Bazaar around 5:30 p.m., police said. Civilians who fled the Bazaar as Sri Lankan forces entered attacking everyone at the place after the shooting incident said three Muslim youths were severely attacked by the military.

The wounded EPDP man was identifed as R. Mohan, medical sources said. He is in critical state.

The Muslim youth who were attacked and wounded by the Sri Lankan forces were also taken to Mannaar hospital.


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