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11th anniversary of Uthayan killings remembered

Tribute was paid yesterday to the two Uthayan employees killed in a gunfire attack at the newspaper’s office in 2006.

Suresh Kumar and Ranjith Kumar were killed when gunmen stormed the office and opened fire, following the publishing of a cartoon mocking EPDP leader Douglas Devananda.

The Uthayan held a memorial on the 11th anniversary of their murder, as well as paying tribute to other assassinated Tamil journalists.

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