Tiger artillery hits Palaly control tower

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 15 August 2006, 13:12 GMT]
At least three Tiger artillery shells have hit the runway and the control tower area at Palaly military airbase Tuesday morning, a military source confirmed on condition of anonymity.

The source also verified that the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) attempt to land an airplane Tuesday morning was cancelled due to the artillery fire.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Army began firing artillery shells towards Pooneryn, Tuesday evening around 6:00 p.m.

 

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