Two LTTE cadres killed -SLN
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 11 April 2000, 14:48 GMT]
Two suspected members of the Liberation Tigers were killed when the Sri Lanka Navy fired at a boat off the coast of Kallaruwa, north of Trincomalee around10.30 a.m. this morning, said navy sources.
The SLN said it fired at the boat as it believed it was acting suspiciously.
Two bodies were recovered from the boat, along with a pistol, a communication set and a motor-bicycle, naval sources said.
The bodies were handed over to Kuchchavely hospital. Naval sources said the deceased were members of the Liberation Tigers.
They said the ICRC and police have been informed about the incident, the sources said.