12 killed in Vadamaradchi

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 01 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Twelve bodies, suspected to be those of civilians killed in fighting in the Vadamaradchi East area in the Jaffna peninsula, were lying on the Vallipuram - Manalkaadu Road this morning, said sources in Jaffna. The bodies were decomposing and there was a strong stench said sources who visited the are.

The fighting between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the SLA which went on today as well is expected to continue, said sources.

Latest fighting erupted when the columns of Sri Lankan Army tried to advance in to the Vadamaradchi east region on Sunday.


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