5 Sinhala villagers hacked to death in Buttala

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 April 2009, 16:11 GMT]
Five Sinhala villagers were killed by unidentified persons at Mahagodaya in Buttala area in Moneragala district Sunday evening around 7:00 p.m., according to police spokesman in Colombo.

Police said they were cut with pointed weapons and clubbed to death while they were working in their paddy fields.

Police claimed that the attack had been carried by LTTE cadres hiding in the jungle of Buttala.


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