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Two leading college principals brutally killed by LTTE gunme

[b]Two leading college principals brutally killed by LTTE gunmen in Jaffna.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 13 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Two leading college principals from Jaffna were brutally shot and killed in succession within the last two days by the pistol group of the Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. Fratricidal killings continue unabatedly and those who open their mouth against the Tamil Tigers are virtually living in mortal fear of being killed as rule of the jungle prevails.

The Principal of Kopay Christian College, Kopay, Nadarajah Sivakadadcham (59) was first to be shot and killed on Tuesday.

This was followed by the killing of Kanpathy Rajadurai (58), the Principal of the Jaffna’s leading educational institution – Jaffna Central College.

Sivakadacham was at his home at Manipay Road, Kopay North, and Kopay with his eight year child and wife, when the two Tiger pistol men stormed his house and shot him at close range.

The principal fell dead on the spot inside his home after pistol men struck him in front of his child and wife.

Preliminary investigations confirmed that Sivakdadcham, Principal of Kopay Christian College was throughout opposed to LTTE's practice of child conscription.

On Wednesday afternoon around 3.45 PM, Rajadurai, Principal of Jaffna Central College was on his way to attend a cultural festival held at the Weerasingham hall and while he was reaching the entrance of the hall, gunman fired three shots at him.

http://www.asiantribune.com/show_news.php?id=15855

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