Airstrike targeted SLN Eastern HQ - LTTE

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 27 August 2008, 19:52 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) on Wednesday claimed that the Air Tigers carried out a successful air strike on the Eastern Headquarters of the Sri Lanka Navy located in the inner harbour of Trincomalee Tuesday at 9:15 p.m. At least 4 SLN sailors were killed and more than 35 wounded in the air strike, which inflicted heavy damage on the SLN base, the Tigers claimed.

The aircrafts safely returned to their base after carrying out their mission, the LTTE said.

The Tigers issued photos of the Air Tiger fighters with LTTE leader Velupillai Pirapaharan.

LTTE air strike
[Photo: LTTE]
LTTE air strike
[Photo: LTTE]


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