Youth shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 21 September 2007, 11:42 GMT]
A youth was shot dead by gunmen alleged to be belonging to Sri Lanka Army (SLA) backed paramilitaries in an area behind the Jaffna main post office, between KKS Road and Muneeswaram Road, at 12:15 p.m. Friday, sources in Jaffna said. Soon after the killing the SLA troopers in the area had fired into the air, traders near the crime site said.

The identity of the victim is not yet known.

The killing took place in the same area where another young pavement trader was shot dead Thursday.


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