Two civilians killed in ambush

[TamilNet, Sunday, 25 October 1998, 20:19 GMT]
Two civilians who went to inspect their houses at Paalaipaani in the Mankulam area, were shot dead by Sri Lanka Army ( SLA) troops said to be lying in ambush for Liberation Tigers moving through the area.

According details reaching Vavuniya, this incident took place on Friday, October 23. The dead were identified as Subramaniam Balaraj (49) Tharmarajah (56) natives of Vannivilankulam village.

Mankulam was captured by SLA troops of Operation Jayasikirui a few weeks ago.

 

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