Five die in accidental explosion - VoT
[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 December 1998, 12:52 GMT]
The VoT said this morning that 3 Liberation Tigers and 2 of its supporters died in an accidental explosion at Kilinochchi on December 15. Another member of the Liberation Tigers died in a clash with the SLA at Ambakaamam on the same day, the radio said.
According to the radio, the following are the LTTE members killed at Kilinochchi: Purathan (Naagamany Navakumaar of Jaffna), Isayarasan (Tharmalingam Raajappan of Thunukkaai), Thamileelan (Kanapathipillai Saththiyapaala of Jaffna).
The two others who died in the accidental explosion are: M.Murugiah of Akkarayankulam and M.Selvaraasah of Murigandy.
Sinnamany (Sinnarasah Uthayakumar of Vavuniya) is the LTTE member who was killed at Ambakaamam.