Policeman, 2 SLA soldiers killed in LTTE attack in Ampaa’rai

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 March 2009, 06:12 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) combatants launched an attack Wednesday around 10:00 a.m on a road patrol unit at Saahaamam area in Akkaraippattu police division in Ampaa’rai district killing a policemen, sources Ampaa’rai said. In another attack around 12:00 noon LTTE attacked the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers engaged in a cordon and search in Panangkaaddu area in the same police division killing two soldiers and injuring two, LTTE souces in Ampaa'rai said. Meanwhile, SLA shot and killed a Tamil youth in Panangkaddu area and claimed that he was a member of LTTE pistol group and that a pistol recovered from him, Akkaraipattu police said.

The policeman who was seriously injured in the first incident was rushed to Kalmunai hospital and then transferred to Ampaa’rai hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

 

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