Trinco violence pre-meditated, Elilan tells SLMM

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 12 April 2006, 16:03 GMT]
Trincomalee district Political Head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Wednesday night lodged a complaint with the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) in Trincomalee that the attack on Tamil business establishments and Tamil civilians by hooligans brought down in a lorry immediately following an explosion in Trincomalee town Wednesday evening was a preplanned one and had been carried with the support of the Sri Lanka armed forces, LTTE sources said.

The arrival of a gang of persons in a lorry soon after the explosion indicate that the there was a pre-planned arrangement to attack Tamils and their businesses, Trincomalee district political head said in his complaint.

"The gang was engaged in looting and setting fire to business establishments with the connivance of Sri Lankan armed forces," Elilan said in his complaint to the SLMM.

 

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