- He was shot after being stoned
- The fisherman sustained head injuries
- The incident took place on Monday morning
Troops opened fire on a group of fishermen fishing near the international shipping lanes on Monday morning. Kalaiselvam, a native of Nagapattinam, was injured.
Kalaishelvam suffered a head injury. The boat was carrying a group of ten. Fishermen say the Sri Lankan army first threw stones and then fired.
Eyewitnesses said one of the bullets hit the boat and hit the fisherman in the head. Fishermen said Kalaishelvan survived because the bullet first hit the boat.