Injured woman from Vanni dies in Point Pedro

[TamilNet, Thursday, 23 April 2009, 16:36 GMT]
A woman brought from Puthu Maaththa’lan in Mullaiththeevu with gunshot injuries by Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) to Point Pedro succumbed to her wounds on the shores of Point Pedro Munai, sources in Vadamaraadchi said. Point Pedro Magistrate conducted the inquest into the death on the beach and directed the police to hand over her body to Manthikai hospital mortuary.

The victim was identified as Jeyachandran Jeyavathana, 39.

Jeyavathana’s body was handed over to her family members.

Meanwhile, two more seriously injured among the civilians brought to Jaffna were admitted to Jaffna Teaching hospital Thursday.

23 seriously injured persons had been earlier admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital and Point Pedro Base Hospital since Monday.


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