STF commando shot dead in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 January 2009, 09:06 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Batticaloa shot and killed Saturday around 10:30 p.m a Special Task Force (STF) commando in Munaikkaadu in Kokkaddichchoali police division in Batticaloa district, LTTE sources in Batticaloa said. STF commandos opened fire in retaliation in which a civilian was seriously injured.
The killed STF commando was identified as M. K. Vijayasiri, 37 and the civilian injured is Nesarajah Arulampalam, a resident of Munaikkaadu.
Arulampalam is admitted to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital.
Munaikkadu is situated 20 km west of Batticaloa town.