Tamil civilian shot dead in Eravur

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 19 October 2004, 13:43 GMT]
Mr.Kathirgamathamby Ganeshamoorthy aged 43 was shot dead by unidentified men Tuesday early morning around 3.30 a.m in his house located in the village Iyankerny in Eravur division in Batticaloa district. He was a supporter of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the assassins are suspected to be members of Karuna group, Tamil sources said.

Earlier Mr.Thambipillai Pakkiaratnam aged 26 was found dead with gunshot injuries on head and chest along Trincomalee-Batticaloa road about three km off Vellaikutty junction. His both legs were found chained. He was a native of Karaveddy-Navatkadu in Batticaloa district, police sources said.


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