Kattankudy Divisional Secretary succumbs to his injuries
Mr. A.L.M. Falleel, the Divisional Secretary (DS) of Kattankudy who was shot by two men believed to be members of the Karuna Group on Friday has succumbed to his injuries, reports claim.
Local residents have protested against the killing for the second day running.
Karuna Group operates from Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camps in the Batticaloa district. In recent days the group has been proactive in attempts to create tension between the Tamils and Tamil speaking Muslims living in Eastern Sri Lanka.