Tamil woman shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 13 December 2008, 23:26 GMT]
Unidentified armed men arriving on motorcycles opened fire on a family Saturday around 7:30 p.m in a house in Aarayampathi area in Kaaththaankudi police division, killing a woman and seriously injuring her husband and daughter.

The woman killed was identified as Ms. Manoharan. Her husband Manoharan, 45, and daughter M. Nisanthi, 17, were seriously injured in the shooting.

The injured were rushed to Aarayampathi district hospital first and then transferred to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital.

Aarayampathi is located 10 km south of Batticaloa town.

 

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