Three men shot dead, woman injured in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 19 December 2006, 09:33 GMT]
Three unidentified armed men arriving in a car shot dead three men and injured a woman at their house at Chalampaikulam in Vavuniya Monday around 7:45 p.m, said the injured woman to Vavuniya police.

Two of the dead men were identified as Arunachalam Arulkumar from Sittandy in Batticaloa, and Mr Sulojan from Vavuniya. The third man killed is said to be from Killinochchi, presently residing at Vavuniya, the police said.

The injured woman is Sulojan Mathanalogini, 22.

Motive of the killings is not known. The killers escaped from the site immediately after the shooting.

Vavuniya district Magistrate, Manickavasagar Illancheliyan inspected the three dead bodies recovered by the police at Vavuniya hospital morgue and ordered further investigation.

 

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