SLN gunboat sunk

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 21 March 2001, 09:19 GMT]
A Sri Lankan Naval gunboat was sunk in a sea battle between the Sea Tigers and the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) off the coast of Mullaithivu in the north-east of the island, security sources said.

The sources said 7 sailors of the Israeli-built Dvora gun boat have been reported missing. 12 sailors have been rescued from the boat, the sources added.

The LIberation Tigers have not commented on the incident.

 

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