SL ruling party gang attacks JVP activists in Beliatta
[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 December 2009, 09:08 GMT]
Sri Lankan ruling party supporters Thursday morning attacked activists of the
Sinhala nationalist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) while they were participating in a
party propaganda show held in Beliatta town in support of the
opposition common candidate General (retd) Sarath Fonseka.
Seven JVP activists were injured and admitted at the Tangalle government hospital,
police sources said.
This was the first election related violence reported from the southern
province soon after the nominations were closed Thursday for the forthcoming