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Tamil Civilians Deliberately Killed, Brutal Forces

Civilians Deliberately Killed by Brutal Forces [January 17, 2006]

The Nilaveli-Trincomalee road near a bus depot towards east port town at the third mile post junction Tuesday around 10:05 a.m. Sri Lanka troops fired in retaliation killing two Tamil civilians and injuring several Tamil civilians, four of them have been brought to Trincomalee general hospital.

Initial reports said about eleven soldiers were seriously injured and are admitted to navy hospital, which is located inside the SLN eastern region headquarters in the east town.

Meanwhile a SLAF helicopter landed in naval headquarters to airlift seriously injured sailors. One of the wounded civilians, shot in his head by the soldiers, is to be transferred to Colombo hospital in critical condition, medical sources said.

Two youths killed in Akkaraipattu [January 16, 2006 ]

Two Tamil youths Chandranathan Sasikumar, 23, also called Appuhami, a resident of Kurukkal Road in Akkaraipattu and Gopalakrishnan Suresh, 16, of RKM Road Akkaraipattu, were shot dead by suspected gunmen link to sri lanka military forces on Monday at 12 noon at Deans Road in Akkaraipattu Town.

the eastern province Incident took place behind the Akkaraipattu Police station. Both are masons and were going work on motorbike when gunmen following them in another motorbike fired at them at close range and escaped.

Chandranathan is a father of one child. Akkaraipattu police conduting investigation into the killing Akkaraipattu lies in Amparai district, 64 km south of town.

members of family shot dead in Manipay [January 16, 2006 ]

Two young sisters, Bojan Renuka, 30, and Bojan Shanuka, 23, and their mother Bojan Arthanageswary, 51, residents of a house in Mudaliyar Kanagasabai Road in Manipay, close to the Manipay College, Jaffna district, were shot dead Sunday night at 11.45 p.m. by gunmen, suspected to be Sri Lanka Army (SLA) intelligence operatives and members of Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) paramilitary, who entered the house and sprayed bullets at the residents, sources said. The father, Nagendran Bojan, 55, and brother Bojan Ullasan, 26, sustained gunshot injuries and are receiving treatment at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, medical sources said.

The gunmen shot the victims as they were coming down the stairs from upper floor of a two-storeyed house, sources said.

The bodies of the three women have been taken to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital for postmortem examinations, medical sources said.

Mr Bojan Nagendram worked as the Director of Jaffna St John's Ambulance brigade, and is also the Kankesanthurai district co-ordinator of Boys Scouts, residents of Manipay said. Mrs Bojan is the assistant Director of St John's Ambulance Brigade. Ullansan teaches Mathematics at Jaffna Central College. Renuka, a graduate, is an English teacher at the Suthumalai Chinmaya Vidyasalai and her registration for marriage took place 15 December. Shanuka is a first year Arts undergraduate at the Jaffna Campus.

The family was displaced from Kollan Kalladdi in Valigamam North and were residing in Manipay. Manipay is located 10 km north of Jaffna town.

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