Tamil principal shot, critically injured in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 December 2008, 14:15 GMT]
Unidentified armed persons shot and critically injured the principal of a government Tamil school located in Ganeshapuram in Vavuniyaa district Saturday night in his house. He was immediately admitted to the Vavuniyaa general hospital with serious injuries, police sources said.

The victim was transferred to the Anuradhapura Government Teaching Hospital Saturday morning for further treatment as his condition continued to deteriorate.

Anuradhapura medical sources said that emergency operation was performed on him and was being kept in the Intensive Care Unit for observation.

Police said they are investigating the incident, and do not yet know the motive behind the shooting.

 

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