Nine Tigers, supporter killed - VoT

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 27 October 1998, 00:01 GMT]
Eight Liberation Tigers died in a clash with the Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa district on October 22 said the Voice of Tigers (VoT). The radio also said another LTTE member, Maj. Suresh (Kanapathipillai Manivannan from Batticaloa) and Sinnathamby Thiyagaraja from Batticaloa, a supporter, died in an accidental explosion in the Amparai district on October 21.

The VoT said following Liberation Tigers died in the clash on October 22:

Maj. Thasan (Ramasuderam Raveendramoorthy, Amparai)
Lt.Nagamuthu (Kandiah Kalidas, Amparai)
Lt.Malayan (Krishnapillai Suthakaran, Batticaloa)
Lt.Niharnan (Thangarasa Gnanendran , Amparai)
2nd lt Reegasuthan (Alaratnam Vijitharan, Batticaloa)
2nd lt. Vijayakanthan (Thangrasa Sivanesarasa, Batticaloa)
Puratchihan (Somasunderam Jude Subendran, Amparai)
Jegatheesan (Kantharajah Uthayakumar, Batticaloa)

 

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