Youth shot dead

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 November 2000, 15:53 GMT]
Sri Lankan police shot and killed a youth and seriously injured another at Addalaichenai in the south-eastern Ampara District around 11 a.m. Friday. The youths were riding a motorcycle when they were shot at. The police claimed that they were members of the Liberation Tigers.

The wounded youth and four others, who were travelling in an auto-rikshaw behind the motor cycle, were arrested by the police.

The body of the killed youth was handed over to the Ampara hospital. He is yet to be identified, hospital sources said.

 

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