Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops shot killed a Tamil youth Friday around 4:30 a.m on Chengkaladi Main Road in Batticaloa district. The Senior Police Commissioner of Batticaloa claimed that the SLA troops opened fire on the youth when he was fixing a Claymore device along the road.
The body of the killed youth is kept at Ea?raavoor hospital.
TamilNet, Thursday, 17 January 2008, 19:26 GMT
Koappaay police recovered the body of a youth with gun shot injuries Thursday around 11:00 a.m in a farmland in Irupaalay east in Koappaay east in Valikaamam where Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops and Field Bike Unit had conducted a cordon and search operation Wednesday evening, sources in Jaffna said