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Kandasamy Iyer Balanadarajah, Thinamurasu
16 August 2004

Kandasamy Iyer Balanadarajah was gunned down as he left his home in Colombo on 16 August 2004 by two unidentified men thought to belong to the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) rebel movement.

The journalist, better known by his pseudonym Sinna Baia, worked on the Tamil weekly Thinamurasu.