Two LTTE cadres shot and killed in Akkaraipattu

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 15 November 2005, 06:00 GMT]
Unidentified gunmen shot and killed two political cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eealm Monday night in Pallikudiyiruppu, a Muslim suburb in in Sri Lanka Army controlled Akkaraipattu in Amparai district, police said. The cadres, Mr. Suresh, 26, and Mr. Vellai, 22, who use to come to the village to purchase meat, were kidnapped by the gunmen, residents said.

Pallikudiyiruppu is located on Akkaraipattu-Amparai Road around 1 km off Akkaraipattu town.

Mr. Thayamohan, the political head of LTTE in Amparai district told TamilNet that he was in contact with the cadres till 4:00 p.m. Monday.

Meanwhile, a Muslim armed group active in Akkaraipattu, has allegedly lobbed a grenade at the residence of a journalist, Mr. A.H.A Vahab, a reporter of ITN TV. The incident took place around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

 

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