Local elections candidate shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 May 2006, 02:46 GMT]
A local elections candidate, representing Tamil National Alliance party ITAK in Achchuveli, Mr. Mather Sellathurai, 75, was shot and killed by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) operated gunmen around 9:00 p.m. Friday at his residence in SLA controlled Achchuveli South in Valikamam division, Jaffna district.

The dead body of the vicitm, a social activist, was taken to the Achuveli Hospital morgue, relatives said.


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