STF shoots dead two youths in Amparai

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 March 2007, 21:07 GMT]
Three troopers from Kanthuvil Special Task Force (STF) were injured when unidentified men attacked a road patrol unit at Sankaman on the border of Amparai district Sunday around 7:45 p.m, sources in Amaparai said. Two of the attackers were killed when the STF retaliated, according to STF sources.

The bodies were taken to Amparai hospital.

Amparai police claimed that the two youths killed are cadres of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and they recovered their bodies following the search after the exchange of gunfire.

The police also claimed that a T-56 rifle and two magazine rounds were recovered from the bodies of the two youths.

 

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