Ex-Karuna cadre shot dead in internal fight

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 September 2007, 15:19 GMT]
Armed men, alleged to be Karuna group members, shot dead Sunday around 7:30 p.m, a former member of Karuna group at Koththiyaapula in Vavu'natheevu police division. The killers, arriving at the victim's house, had called him out and tried to take him away for interrogation. They shot him dead when he tried to escape.

The victim, recently married, had been working with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) earlier, and later joined Karuna group.

Due to internal problems he recently left Karuna group.

Koththiyaapula is located on the way to Aayithiyamalai from Vavu'natheevu, in Batticaloa district.


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