UNP supporter shot dead

A supporter of Ameer Ali, a UNP candidate contesting from the Batticaloa district, was shot dead around 11 am yesterday.

The victim, Jamaldeen Ameer (35) had been riding a motor cycle when he was shot dead at Ottamawadi in the Valaichenai area.

Ameer Ali said the two assailants had come on a motor cycle and fled after opening fire. He accused members of a rival political party of killing the UNP supporter.

"The victim was closely associated with my political work", he said.

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