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Sri Lankan Special Task Force troop shoots himself dead

STF troops in Jaffna. Oct 2017

A Sri Lankan sub inspector attached to the war crimes accused Special Task Force (STF) reportedly shot himself dead yesterday, the second such incident of a member of the security forces committing suicide in the last month alone.

The incident reportedly took place in Kadawatha, located in the Sinhala south.

Earlier in June, a Sri Lankan police officer attached to the Tangalle police station also reportedly committed suicide after shooting himself.

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