Tiger artillery targeted SLA Intelligence Camp in Vadamaradchi

[TamilNet, Sunday, 03 September 2006, 13:32 GMT]
Artillery shells, fired from LTTE controlled Nagarkovil, during the recent clashes off the Point-Pedro sea Friday night and Saturday morning, had targeted a Sri Lanka Army Intelligence Camp, located in Puloli, Point Pedro, sources in Jaffna said.

Several artillery shells fired from Nagarkovil area Tiger positions fell inside the Pallappai SLA military intelligence camp in Puloli, Point Pedro during the early hours of Saturday, sources in Jaffna said. Casualty figures were not available.

Two houses near the SLA camp were also hit. No civilian casualties were reported.

Meanwhile, a cargo ship, carrying cement from South India to a private vendor in Jaffna, anchored off Kankesanthurai during the clashes, was missing, according to SL Navy officials in KKS.

The ship, reported missing after the clashes off the seas in Point-Pedro, is believed to have been taken to the International waters after the clashes in the sea, sources at Point Pedro port said.


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