SLA guns down two youths in Thikkam

[TamilNet, Friday, 13 October 2006, 02:02 GMT]
Sri Lankan Army (SLA) soldiers at the Manambi Market Army Checkpoint, in Vadamarachchy region in Jaffna district, opened fire and killed two youths traveling in an auto trishaw along the Thikkam- Mavil junction road when the youths defied SLA order to stop, around 12:00 noon Thursday, civil sources said.

Earlier, the soldiers tried to stop two other youths riding a motorbike at the same checkpoint located near the Thikkam Distillery, but they ran away leaving the motorbike behind.

The two bodies were handed over at the Manthikai Government hospital in the evening and both the motorbike and the auto trishaw were taken to the Point Pedro police station.

Meanwhile, unidentified persons riding a motorbike fired at Police officers on guard duty near the Mallakam Courts in the morning and killed Dilipkumara Ratnasekara, 42, from Thankodduwa, Police sources said.


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