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Lankan refugee commits suicide

2013 Dec 30

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee allegedly committed suicide by setting himself afire near a refugee camp at Thuraimangalam in Perambalur, India on Friday, The Hindu newspaper reported today.

The Indian police identified the deceased as K. Govindasamy, aged around 40.

According to the police, Govindasamy had been staying in the camp with his mother, while his three children were staying at a camp in Tiruvannamalai along with his mother-in-law.

The Perambalur police are investigating.




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