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Tamil businessman shot dead in Innuvil

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 September 2005, 12:06 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen abducted a Tamil businessman from Uduvil and later shot and killed him in Innuvil west around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, sources in Jaffna said. The victim, Mr. Balasingham Sivanesan, 38, an owner of a fancy shop, was abducted by gunmen when he returned home located on Love Lane in Uduvil for lunch Tuesday.

Inuvil killing
Inuvil killing
The body of the victim, a father of 3 children, was later found in a paddy field in Innuvil West.

The gunmen have used handgun to shoot the victim, sources said.

Sri Lankan armed forces have been deployed in the area following the incident and tension prevails in Innuvil west, sources said.

The motive of the killing is not known, Police said.

 

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