Civilians asked to find safety
[TamilNet, Thursday, 30 March 2000, 04:06 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers said in its morning news broadcast today that the Political wing of the Liberation Tigers has asked all civilians living close to Sri Lanka army positions in Pallai and Vadamaradchi east in the Jaffna peninsula to move out to safer areas.
The VoT said that the political wing of the LTTE has made the urgent announcement as the Unceasing Waves III offensive spread further into the Jaffna peninsula. The radio said that the Tigers had also asked people to move away from the battle zones.
It gave the names of four more LTTE troopers killed in the latest round of fighting.