Police patrol ambushed

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Two Sri Lankan Policemen and a home guard were killed when the Liberation Tigers ambushed a Police road clearing patrol this morning, around 7.45 a.m., in Avaravanthalawa, 30 km. south of Vavuniya, said police sources in Vavuniya.

Security has been increased in these areas following informations that the Tigers have become active in the neighbouring village, Pavatkulam, said police sources.

More Police and Army were sent to this area recently, they said.


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