Young couple knifed to death in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 29 July 2009, 20:04 GMT]
Unidentified armed men broke through the roof of a house in Koa’ndaavil East in Jaffna and killed a young couple with sharp bladed weapons Tuesday night during Sri Lanka Amy imposed curfew hours, sources in Jaffna said. Meanwhile, number of robberies in Jaffna has risen in Jaffna in the last few days where people have been also attacked with knives, the sources added.

The persons killed were identified as Veerasingam Sureshkumar, 36, and his wife Suhatheepa Sureshkumar, 25. They had been married only four months ago.

The killings taking place during SLA imposed curfew hours in Jaffna town where SLA soldiers are on guard day and night have caused shock and fear among the residents.

Meanwhile, there had been many robberies during curfew hours in Koa’ndaavil, Kokkuvil and Chu’n’naakam during the last few days.


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