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Sri Lankan Special Task Force open fire on Tamil man 

Yasinthan, 27, was severely injured after the Sri Lanka's notorious Special Task Force (STF) opened fire against him last week in Ariyalai-Mulli, Jaffna. 

Yasinthan was operating a tractor in farmland when the STF obstructed him. They opened fire at him when he continued operating the tractor on the soil without obeying the officers’ orders. 

Yasinthan suffered terrible injuries as a result of the shooting and was admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital by the police. The police are also said to have confiscated the tractor. 

 

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