Youth killed in ambush

[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 November 2000, 19:57 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers lying in ambush shot and killed a youth at Santhiveli, about 29 km. north of Batticaloa around 10 p.m. Friday. The army said the youth was a member of the Liberation Tigers.

The youth's body is lying at Morakkodanchnai SLA camp, about 22 km. north of Batticaloa.

The soldiers lying in ambush near railway track fired at two youths, but one of them escaped the army said.

 

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