Two civilians killed in Trincomalee district

[TamilNet, Sunday, 03 December 2006, 10:29 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot killed a Tamil civilian Friday night at Menkamam, a Tamil village in the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) controlled Muthur region in Trincomalee, said Muthur police who are investigating into the killing.

The victim was identified as S. Ramachandran, 36 and farmer.

Meanwhile, in the eastern port town Trincomalee, a Sinhalese civilian was found dead Friday night near Chinabay Railway Station with his throat slit and gun shot wounds on the body, Chinabay police said.

The dead man was identified as Waduge Karunaratne, 58.

Chinabay police are investigating into the case.


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