Kifir jets attack LTTE held village in Mannar

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 12:14 GMT]
Two Kifir jets of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Tuesday morning around 8:30 a.m. carried out aerial bombing on the village Vellankulam in the LTTE controlled territory in the Mannar district. Vellankulam is located about 33 km off north of Mannar town, civil sources said.

Initial reports from the area did not reveal any casualty due air strike. However residents in Mannar town said they heard explosions in LTTE held area.

LTTE sources in Vellankulam area confirmed the aerial attack by the SLAF but said inquiry is being conducted in this regard.

 

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