By Dinasena Rathugamage
A candidate from the Democratic Fighters’ Party contesting the general election in Jaffna has died of a heart attack yesterday (15).
Fifty-eight-year-old Augustine McDonald, a resident of Jaffna, entered politics after undergoing a government rehabilitation program after leaving the LTTE.
He died yesterday suddenly after being admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
Meanwhile, TNA member Kanakasundaram Jeyakumar, who represents the Jaffna Kayts Pradeshiya Sabha in Jaffna, also died of a heart attack yesterday morning (15).