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Journalist, ex-political prisoner attacked in Jaffna

A senior journalist and an ex-political prisoner have been injured in a targeted attack carried out by a gang today evening in Ponnalai, Jaffna.

Sources in Ponnalai told the Tamil Polity that the attackers entered Venkaram Library, run by senior journalist N.Ponrasa and ex-political prisoner Komahan to help poor students, and assaulted them.

Three of the men involved in the attack have been identified by the victims as T.Sathiyan, T.Rangan and I.Tharshan.