Ambush kills four

[TamilNet, Monday, 10 January 2000, 07:19 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army soldier and three military trained policeman were killed in an ambush by the Liberation Tigers at Maththayathoddam, about 4 km. south of Muttur town, around 8.30 a.m. this morning, security sources said.

Maththayathoddam is a hamlet between Mallikaitivu and Pachchanoor south of Muttur in the Trincomalee District.

Three civilians were also wounded in cross-fire, the sources said.

The bodies of two policemen were handed over to the Muttur hospital.


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