2 young Tamils shot dead in Naanaaddaan

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 22 April 2008, 15:21 GMT]
Armed men shot and killed two young Tamil fishermen at Achangku'lam in Naanaaddaan division, Mannaar district Tuesday around 7:00 p.m., Police said. The fishermen were Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Musali division, displaced last year from Arippu when SLA occupied Chilaavaththu'rai.

The victims were identified as Rongalin, 18, and Sutharsan, 21.

They were returning to their village of temporary residence after visiting Naanaaddaan to photograph themselves in order to apply for identity cards to engage in fishing.

 

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