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Elderly Tamil woman raped and killed in Jaffna

An elderly Tamil who was living alone at her Jaffna home was reportedly brutally raped and murdered last week.

The woman, who authorities have identified as 78-year-old Sana Thavamani, lived alone in Kankesanthurai.

She was found dead last Friday. An autopsy was carried out at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital which stated she had been murdered after being raped.

Investigations are reportedly still ongoing.

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