Postman shot dead in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 January 2007, 21:33 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a postman at Pathinipuram along Trincomalee ­ Kandy road in Trincomalee district around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Subramaniam Muruganantharuban, 34, attached to the Postal Department, Trincomalee, was engaged in door-to-door delivery when gunmen shot him at pointblank range and escaped.

The motive behind the killing is yet to be known.

Pathinipuram is situated 18 km west of Trincomalee.

 

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