Elderly man shot dead in Valikaamam

[TamilNet, Thursday, 23 August 2007, 09:34 GMT]
Unidentified armed men called out an elderly man out of his house at Navaali north in Valikaamam and shot him dead at close range Thursday morning, sources in Jaffna said. His body, recovered from the site of the killing, is kept in the Jaffna Teaching hospital.

The victim was identified as Chelliah Chanthiran, 68, a father of six children.

Meanwhile, another shooting took place at Meesaalai in Thenmaraadchi Thursday morning, but details of the incident are not available at the moment.

 

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