TELO cadre attacked at SLA checkpoint
[TamilNet, Monday, 12 October 1998, 03:36 GMT]
A member of the TELO group was admitted to the Manthikai hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked by the SLA at a checkpoint near Manthikai, Jaffna yesterday.
Sources said that several members of the TELO group were travelling towards Manthikai from their camp in Nelliady when the incident happened.
According to sources, the attack followed an argument that had erupted while the TELO cadres were being examined at the SLA checkpoint in Therumoodi Madam.
The checkpoint in Therumoodi Madam is located at a distance of half a mile from the Manthikai hospital in the Jaffna, Point Pedro road.