Two LTTE cadres shot and killed in Thirukkovil

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 10 August 2005, 04:38 GMT]
Two political cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were shot and killed by unidentified gunmen who were riding in a blue colour van Wednesday around 7:30 a.m. The incident took place at Kanjirankuda junction on Akkaraipattu-Pottuvil Main Road, around 300 meters away from the Special Task Force (STF) base in Kanjirankuda, which is located 3 km south of Thirukkovil in Amparai district. Two of the gunmen, wearing military fatigues, were seen entering the STF base by the residents of the area.

The driver of the van was in Police uniform, according to the residents.

Truce monitors from the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) rushed to the spot from Akkaraipattu.

The LTTE cadres, Mr. Ramesh (Vellayan), 32, from Sinnathoddam in Thirukkovil and Mr. Sujiventhan, 19, from Vinayagapuram were traveling in a motorbike from LTTE controlled Pavattai to their political office located in Sri Lanka Army (SLA) controlled Thambiluvil village, Mr. Daya Mohan, Amparai District Political Head of the LTTE, told TamilNet.

Hands of the slain LTTE cadres were bound behind their backs. Their motorbike was taken by the attackers, sources said.

The shops in Thirukkovil area were closed and the traffic was off the roads following the killings.

 

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