A person was shot dead in Jaffna by a group of unknown gunmen today (29).
The person who was shot dead had been a member of the EPDP, which is a coalition partner of the governing UPFA, and the organizer of the party for Vadamarachchi East area in the Jaffna District.
The police have said the person was shot dead while he was traveling on his motorcycle. The Jaffna police HQI has said the EPDP member was killed due to an accident.
The Point Pedro police are conducting further investigations into the killing.