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Tamil radio journalist attacked in Jaffna

A Tamil journalist was attacked in a suburb of Jaffna on Saturday evening.

44-year-old Shanmuganathan Manoharan, an anchor for the radio Yaarl FM, was driving home in Chavakachcheri on Saturday when his car was obstructed by a three-wheeler.

Mr Manoharan and another person were beaten by three men who alighted from the three-wheeler.

The attackers escaped as soon as onlookers began to gather.

A complaint was filed at Chavakachcheri police, following which the department said they had arrested the driver of the three-wheeler.

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