Policeman, trader injured in Kattankudy gunfire

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 August 2006, 10:17 GMT]
A policeman and a civilian were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at them inside the public market in Kattankudy in Batticaloa district Thursday morning around 9.30 a.m. Both the injured were immediately taken to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital, police sources said.

Police constable M.Ranasinghe, 36, of Manchanthoduwai Police was buying daily provisions in the market when he was shot.

In the firing, Abdul Lathiff, 35, a Muslim trader, also sustained injuries, sources said.


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