Youth shot dead in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Monday, 17 July 2006, 10:17 GMT]
An unidentified youth was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Alaiyadiwempu, Akkaraipattu on Sunday night, police sources said. Two hand-grenades were found in his possession, Akkaraipattu police said. The youth is estimated to be 20 years old.

The youth's body has been taken to Akkaraipattu District Hospital mortuary for identification.

Akkaraipattu police is conducting investigation into the killing.

Akkaraipattu is located 57 km southwest of Batticaloa Town.

 

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