SLA camp attacked - Radio

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers (VOT) said yesterday that the Liberation Tigers attacked the Sri Lankan army's Jeyanthiyaya camp west of Batticaloa near the Ampara border on the morning of December 27 and brought it under their control after 30 minutes.

The VOT said that the Liberation Tigers had attacked the SLA soldiers of the camp who were returning from their usual night out in the area around 6.45 a.m in the morning.

Two SLA soldiers were killed while the others took to their heels said the VOT. Some weapons from the camp were also removed, said radio further.

The LTTE vacated the camp later in the morning say Police sources in Kalmunai.

The VOT said that five LTTE fighters were killed in the attack.Their names were given by the radio as:

1. Captain Banuchandar (Sinnathamby Anpalahan, Batticaloa)

2. Captain Thiraviyapalan (Sinnathamby Sinnarajah, Batticaloa)

3. Second Lt. Viththiyan (Sinnathurai Matheeswaran, Ampara)

4. Second Lt. Mani (Rasarathinam Ganesh, Batticaloa)

5. Roopakanthan (Jeevarathinam Vimalachandran, Batticaloa)


Latest 15 Reports
25.07.16 21:12   Photo
2009 genocide justice not going to come from UNP of 1983 pogrom: Shivajilingam
24.07.16 23:00   Photo
Saiva priests protest against Colombo constructing fishing jetty near Nakulesvaram temple
23.07.16 23:09  
Ethnic discrimination in student enrollment exposes reconciliation farce: Tamil academic
22.07.16 19:47   Photo
Tamil student leaders in Jaffna condemn SL Governor Cooray’s remarks in Colombo
21.07.16 01:26  
University engineers not learning lessons
21.07.16 00:21   Photo
Tamil politicians blame SL Military for enticing Sinhala students with triumphalist chauvinism
20.07.16 16:39   Photo
Tamil fishermen rise up against Colombo's move to permanently militarise Pa'l'li-munai in Mannaar
20.07.16 15:21   Photo
NPC demands CoI to go beyond criminal investigations on Jaffna University clash
19.07.16 23:15  
Sinhala-Tamil student clash in Jaffna exposes dangerous proportions of military occupation
18.07.16 18:01   Photo
‘SL President sanctioning 67-feet Buddha statue off Jaffna is act of aggression’
17.07.16 23:46  
Eastern University instructs assaulted Tamil student to attend investigations in Colombo
16.07.16 13:37   Photo
SL military-backed Sinhala students clash with Tamil students in Jaffna University
15.07.16 23:51   Photo
Encouraged by US appeasement, SL military strengthens genocidal grip on North
14.07.16 23:52  
SL Commander of 58 Division twists lists at Mullaiththeevu Magistrates’ Court
13.07.16 23:31   Photo
SL military deployed to rob material remains of houses in Valikaamam North ‘HSZ’ 
Find this article at: