Moneragala district terrorized, 2 farmers killed

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 09:32 GMT]
Two Chena cultivators were killed by a group of armed men Wednesday morning in Okkampitiya GS area in Buttala division of Moneragala district, Police sources said. Tension prevails in the district where three attacks were reported in the morning. Schools were closed until further notice in the district.

One farmer has sustained injuries and another person who accompanied the police was wounded in a land mine explosion, initial reports said.

Last week, four charred dead bodies were located by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Ranminikanda jungle, bordering Kataragama in Buttala police division of Moneragala district.


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