SLA shoots dead youth in Thenmaraadchi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 June 2009, 13:29 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers shot and killed a youth in Yakkaalai, Vara'ni in Thenmaraadchi Wednesday in a cordon and search operation held in the area, residents of the area said. Kodikaamam police recovered the body of the youth and handed it over to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary Wednesday night for identification, hospital sources said.

The body of the youth killed which lies unidentified and unclaimed in the mortuary seems to be that of a 30-year-old person, hospital sources said.

Residents of Yakkaalai said that gunshots were heard Wednesday from the place where the SLA conducted the search operation and that the police took away the body of a youth from the area in the evening.

 

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