Tamil youth shot, injured in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 16:04 GMT]
A Tamil youth was shot and injured Tuesday early morning in Uppuve'li, a suburb located about three km off north of Trincomalee town.

The victim was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Trincomalee general hospital, police sources said.

Sri Lanka Navy said that troops stationed in a detachment located at Uppuve'li had fired at an unidentified person when he attempted to enter the camp Tuesday early morning through the rear entrance.

SLN claimed that it recovered some weapons from the injured. The name of the injured has not been revealed.

 

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