Three 'Sea Black Tigers' killed

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 March 2000, 08:34 GMT]
Three members of the Sea Tigers, the naval unit of the Liberation Tigers were killed in an unexpected confrontation with the Sri Lanka Navy in the seas off Talai Mannar on 12 March, the Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio said this morning.

A SLN personnel was killed and four others were wounded in the confrontation. A Dvora Fast Attack Craft was also damaged, the radio said.

According to the radio following members of the Black Sea Tigers died in the confrontation:

Major Parathan (Sathasivan Chandrakumar, Ampara9
Major Mathan (Suthanthiranathan Sivajinathan, Trincomalee)
Captain Dinesh or Subenthiran (Vairavanathan Gajananan, Jaffna.

 

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