Youth shot dead in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Friday, 08 December 2006, 10:11 GMT]
Unidentified armed men shot and killed a youth Thursday night at Samalamkulam area in Vavuniya, police in Vavuniya said.

The dead youth, still unidentified, is estimated to be 20 to 25 years old.

The motive of the killing or information about the assailants are not known, the police added.

Residents of Samalmkulam said they heard gun shots around 9:30 p.m Thursday from the area where the body of the youth was found.

The youth was shot dead near Samalamkulam tank.

Four persons riding a three wheeler were killed two months ago and before that two were shot killed, both incidents happening near Samalamkulam tank, the residents said.

 

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