Three-wheeler driver shot, injured in Kodikaamam

[TamilNet, Saturday, 12 April 2008, 05:47 GMT]
The driver of a three-wheeler, allegedly shot by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops Friday night around 7:00 p.m, and seriously injured on Va’ra’ni road in Kodikaamam in Thenmaraadchi, was first admitted to Chaavakachcheari hospital, and later transferred to Jaffna Teaching Hospital Friday midnight for additional treatment, sources in Kodikaamam said.

The injured driver was identified as Punniyamoorthy Thevaranjan, 19, a resident of Point Pedro Road, Kodikaamam.

His leg was seriously injured in the shooting.

Thevaranjan was returning home after dropping hire at their house when SLA troops on Va’ra’ni road opened fire on him for not stopping his vehicle when directed to stop, the sources added.

 

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