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TNPF member found dead in Jaffna

The body of a member of the Tamil National Peoples’ Front (TNPF) has been discovered washed up on a beach in Jaffna this morning.

It has been identified as 37-year-old Elankanathan Senthuran, a member of the Valikamam East Pradeshiya Sabha. His family had reported him missing since Friday evening.

Senthuran’s motorcycle, identity card and mobile phone were found nearby, by the Thondamanaru Hindu Cemetery.

In recent weeks, Senthuran was actively engaged in relief work in the Jaffna peninsula, as a military enforced curfew impacted on livelihoods for families in the region.


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