Two LTTE cadres killed in claymore attack in East

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 08 June 2005, 13:10 GMT]
Two LTTE cadres, Mr. Niveharan (22) and Mr. Sutharanjan (23), were killed in a claymore landmine attack in no-man zone at Sangamankandy, between Pottuvil and Komari at 12.35 PM Wednesday, sources said. The attack took place at Sangamankandy 2 km from Thandiyadi Sri Lanka Army (SLA) checkpoint while the cadres were walking with their punctured motorbike from Kanjirankuda LTTE base towards LTTE political office in Komari, Mr. Daya Mohan, Deputy Head of LTTE's Batticaloa-Amparai Political Division told TamilNet. Mr. Daya Mohan blamed Special Task Force (STF) soldiers and paramilitary cadres working with the STF for the attack.

The LTTE cadres were killed on the spot and their bodies were recovered by the LTTE.

LTTE has lodged a complaint to Akkaraipattu Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM).

Funerl is to be held in Kanjikuddichcaru Maveerar cemetery on Thursday, LTTE sources said.

Sangamankandy is located 22 km south of Akkaraipattu and 16 km east from LTTE Kanjikudichcharu base.

 

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