The university student, who was receiving treatment at the Anuradhapura Hospital for three days due to a shooting incident in Pudukuduirrippu, Mullaitivu, died last evening, Police said.
Four people including the university student were injured after a group of men, who entered their house, shot at them last Tuesday (11).
The injured were admitted to the Pudukuduirrippu Hospital and the university student who sustained critical injuries had been transferred to the Anuradhapura Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries yesterday evening.
Four suspects were arrested by the Pudukuduirrippu police over the incident. (Romesh Madushanka)