Tamil civilian shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 June 2006, 09:34 GMT]
Unidentified assailant using a 9mm pistol, shot and killed Batticaloa resident Mr Thurairajah Jogaraja, 34, at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, at his home in Onthachchimadam, Kalawanchchikudi, 20 km south of Batticaloa, said OIC Jayawardena of Kalawanchchikudi police.

Motivations for the killing were not known. Kaluwanchikudi Police are conducting investigations.

Yogaraja’s body has been transferred to Kalawanchchikudi hospital for postmortem examinations.


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