PLOTE member shot dead, 2 killed in Vavuniyaa claymore attack

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 May 2008, 06:50 GMT]
A leading member of Peoples’ Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) of Vavuniyaa district was shot and killed, and another person seriously injured in a shooting incident Tuesday around 5:30 p.m at Poonththoaddam area in Vavuniyaa, sources in Vavuniyaa said. Meanwhile, two civilians were killed in a Claymore attack Tuesday around 6:00 p.m targeting a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) truck, near Vavuniyaa Town Council playground, the sources added.

The killed PLOTE member was identified as Selvarasa Pavan, a father of 5 children.

The identity of the person injured in the shooting is not known.

One of the two civilians killed in the Claymore attack was identified as Suntharalingam, 53, while the other remains unidentified.

A third person was also injured in the above attack.

 

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