Batticaloa youth injured in shooting

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 August 2007, 21:11 GMT]
A lone gunman hiding along a local road in Maamangkam, Kuzhaavaadi in Batticaloa shot and seriously injured a 16-year old youth Sunday morning 9:00 a.m, sources in Batticaloa said. The victim was returning home when he was shot. The killer fled the scene after the shooting, Batticaloa police said.

The wounded youth has been identified as Thevananthan Prasanthan, a resident of 8th Cross Street Kuzhaavaadi.

Prasanthan has been admitted to Batticaloa Teaching hospital and is receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit(ICU)

Police have commenced further investigations


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