Tamil youth shot dead in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 16:12 GMT]
Twenty four year-old Tamil youth Armugam Jaishankar was shot dead by unidentified armed persons arrived in a white van Wednesday evening around 4:30 p.m at Potkerni in Thampalakaamam police division in Trincomalee district.

The victim was in his house at that time of incident, police sources said.

Potkerni is a suburb in Thampalakaamam, a traditional Tamil village.

An elderly person Subramanian, a Justice of Peace (JP) of the area was shot dead two weeks ago by unidentified armed persons in the same village when he was returning home located in Potkerni after attending annual festival of Thampalakaamam Aathi Koneswara Temple.


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