Lankan soldiers attack LTTE minicamp in Trincomalee - Elilan

[TamilNet, Friday, 13 January 2006, 15:49 GMT]
A minicamp of the Liberation Tigers in Trincomalee district was attacked by Sri Lankan troopers Friday evening, the Tigers have informed the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) truce monitors in the east port town. The Tigers have lost contact with the minicamp which was attacked by the Sri Lankan soldiers around 5:15 p.m. in Kadavanaikulam near Palampoddaru Bridge, LTTE sources said. At least 4 cadres were reported missing. Exact casualty figures were not available at the moment.

The minicamp, where five to ten cadres were stationed, was located between Thambalakamam and Trincomalee, at Kadavanaikulam, 20 km southwest of Trincomalee town, according to the LTTE sources.

A Sri Lanka Navy camp is located at Pathinipuram, beyond the no-go zone, a few kilometers away from the minicamp that was attacked inside the LTTE controlled area.

LTTE's Political Head of Trincomalee District, Elilan, has lodged an initial complaint with the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission about the attack.

Further details are not available at the moment.

 

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