Trader shot dead in Achchuveli, relative wounded

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 May 2006, 03:33 GMT]
A grocery shop owner was shot and killed at his residence around 9:00 p.m. Saturday in Achchuveli, close to the Sri Lanka Army High Security Zone in Valikamam in Jaffna district. A relative who attempted to rescue the victim from the gunfire, was seriously wounded. Fear has gripped Achcuveli, Puttur and Neerveli areas where killings were escalating during the recent days.

The victim, Sinnatharuai Puviraj, 40, the owner of Siyam Stores in Achchuveli town, was killed on the spot at his residence, civilian sources said.

A relative youth, Sathasivam Ramkumar, 27, who attempted to rescue the victim, was rushed to Achchuveli Hospital with serious wounds and later transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, medical sources said.

 

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