Shells fired at Chavakachcheri SLA camp

[TamilNet, Monday, 06 September 1999, 21:01 GMT]
Liberation Tigers fired shells at Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camp in the Chavakachcheri area in the Thenmaradchi Division from their positions in Pooneryn, on the southern side of the Kilaly lagoon, yesterday around 5.30 p.m. said sources.

Sources said two civilians were wounded and three houses were damaged when a few shells hit the areas surrounding the SLA camp.

It is not known if any damages were caused to the SLA camp.

The wounded have been identified as Paramanathan Manonmany, 70 and Jegatheeswaran Jekanayaki, 35. They have been admitted at the Jaffna Hospital.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Navy has intensified patrolling the seas of Vadamaradchi, according to fishermen in the area.

They said the SLN men on patrol have damaged fishing gear and several vallams.

 

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