Journalist's brother shot dead in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 26 October 2007, 11:23 GMT]
A 27-year-old employee of a popular Insurance Corporation in Jaffna was shot dead by unknown gunmen riding a motorbike near Brown Road within Jaffna Municipal boundary at 8:45 a.m. Friday, sources in Jaffna said. The victim, Kanagarajah Pratheepan, is the brother of journalist, Kanagarajah Prasaanth.

Pratheepan is from Vithaanaiyaar Road, Kokuvil East Jaffna. He was on his way to work when he was shot dead.

Pratheepan body is in Jaffna Teaching Hospital waiting postmortem examinations.

 

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