SLA vehicle attacked

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 October 1999, 12:25 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army soldiers were killed when the Liberation Tigers attacked an army lorry with rocket propelled grenade (RPG) in the eastern district of Trincomalee around 3.30 p.m. this afternoon security sources said.

The vehicle was attacked between Kanniyai and Wilgam Vihare village, 7 km. north-west of Trincomalee town along the A-12 highway to Anuradhapura.

The army lorry used as a tanker to supply water to Wilgam Vihare village, a Sinhalese settlement. The vehicle was completely burnt down with the two soldiers, the sources added.

 

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