Sea Tigers, Sri Lanka Navy clash in Trincomalee sea
[TamilNet, Friday, 10 November 2006, 05:14 GMT]
Heavy fighting was reported in the seas off Trincomalee and Nilaveli around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Fishermen in Trincomalee reported a big explosion and a series of explosions following it. Meanwhile, military sources in Colombo said a the Sri Lanka Navy had lost contact with a Dvora Fast Attack Craft (FAC) around 5:45 a.m.
Fishermen in the area engaged in fishing in the area had rushed back to the shore immediately.
Further details are not available at the moment.