SLA motorcyclist kills Muslim civilian in accident in Ea’raavoor

[TamilNet, Saturday, 21 February 2009, 16:18 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers riding a motorcycle accidentally knocked down a Muslim civilian riding bicycle, seriously injuring him, Friday evening along Batticaloa-Vaazhaichcheanai main street, sources in Ea’raavoor said. The injured man was first rushed to Ea’raavoor District hospital and later transferred to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim was identified as S. M. Hanifa, 54, the father of 4 children and a resident of Rural Court Road in Ea’raavoor.

The two SLA soldiers injured in the accident are admitted to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital.


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