SLA informer shot and killed in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Sunday, 28 August 2005, 11:26 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and killed Mr. Warnakulasooriya John Silva, 75 year-old Sinhalese in Thampalakamam Saturday night at 8:50 p.m. He was running a shop selling pots of curd in the area. He succumbed to gunshot injuries while being taken to Kantalai government hospital, Police said.

Unidentified gunmen had warned Mr. Warnakulasooriya on several occasions earlier for passing information to security forces, Police said.

He was shot at his house located on Trincomalee-Kantalai Road about 24 km off south west of Trincomalee town, sources said.

 

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