SLA shelling injures 5 civilians, kills LTTE member

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 July 2006, 15:02 GMT]
A member of the Liberation Tigers was killed and five civilians were injured when shells fired by Sri Lanka Army soldiers hit Muttur east, Friday morning. Five houses were destroyed and several others were damaged in the attack, LTTE sources said.

The artillery and mortar attack continued for about two hours from 9.30 a.m. from several SLA camps located in Monkey Bridge, Kaddaiparichchan and other camps surrounding the Muttur east, the sources said.

The killed LTTE member was identified as Ruben, LTTE sources in Muttur east said.


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