Clearing patrol attacked

[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 July 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Sri Lankan security forces who were on a routine clearing patrol came under attack

A civilian identified as Aarumukam Irulaandan, 74 from Naanaddan died in the cross fire, the sources added.

Meanwhile the Liberation Tigers said in a press release issued yesterday from their International Secretariat that 11 of their members died in the attack on Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) commandos on Tuesday in Batticaloa. 14 Sri Lankan commandos were killed and many more were severely injured in the attack, the Tigers said.

Details of the LTTE members killed are:

1. Major. Victor (Mylvaganam Skanthan, Batticaloa) 2. Cpt. Vinthan (Alahaiah Yoganathan, Batticaloa) 3. Cpt. Susenthiran (Arunasalam Kailayanathan, Batticaloa) 4. Ltd. Kenneady (Sukumaran Jeyakumaran, Batticaloa) 5. Ltd. Velaroopan (Thiyakarajah Rajmohan, Batticaloa) 6. Ltd. Balavathani (Manikathevi Murukamoorthy, Batticaloa) 7. Ltd. Punniyakumar (Jeyanmuruku Loganathan, Batticaloa) 8. 2nd Ltd. Balasunthiram (Nakarajah Ravichanthiran, Batticaloa) 9. 2nd Ltd. Sukanthan (Rathinasingam Punithan, Batticaloa) 10. Soori (Thangarajah Raveenthiran, Batticaloa) 11. Kannathasan (Sivanavai Niventhiran, Batticaloa).


Latest 15 Reports
27.07.16 23:14  
UNP answerable for 1983 genocidal pogrom: Batticaloa UNP Organiser
26.07.16 23:38  
JUSU opposes police cases against Tamil students, SL military steps up surveillance
25.07.16 21:12   Photo
2009 genocide justice not going to come from UNP of 1983 pogrom: Shivajilingam
24.07.16 23:00   Photo
Saiva priests protest against Colombo constructing fishing jetty near Nakulesvaram temple
23.07.16 23:09  
Ethnic discrimination in student enrollment exposes reconciliation farce: Tamil academic
22.07.16 19:47   Photo
Tamil student leaders in Jaffna condemn SL Governor Cooray’s remarks in Colombo
21.07.16 01:26  
University engineers not learning lessons
21.07.16 00:21   Photo
Tamil politicians blame SL Military for enticing Sinhala students with triumphalist chauvinism
20.07.16 16:39   Photo
Tamil fishermen rise up against Colombo's move to permanently militarise Pa'l'li-munai in Mannaar
20.07.16 15:21   Photo
NPC demands CoI to go beyond criminal investigations on Jaffna University clash
19.07.16 23:15  
Sinhala-Tamil student clash in Jaffna exposes dangerous proportions of military occupation
18.07.16 18:01   Photo
‘SL President sanctioning 67-feet Buddha statue off Jaffna is act of aggression’
17.07.16 23:46  
Eastern University instructs assaulted Tamil student to attend investigations in Colombo
16.07.16 13:37   Photo
SL military-backed Sinhala students clash with Tamil students in Jaffna University
15.07.16 23:51   Photo
Encouraged by US appeasement, SL military strengthens genocidal grip on North
Find this article at: