SLA soldier shot dead in Eravur

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 October 2005, 09:28 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier, shot and wounded when unidentified attackers fired at an SLA convoy patrolling at Santhiveli in Eravur around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, succumbed to his gunshot injuries at Polannaruwa hospital.

The soldier, identified as T.M. Dilanka Dissanake (25), was from Maha Oya and was attached to the SLA camp in Santhiveli.

Santhiveli is located 24 km north of Batticaloa.

 

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