4 killed in ambush

[TamilNet, Thursday, 30 November 2000, 14:58 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers ambushed a truck of the Sri Lanka Navy, killing 4 personnel and injuring 4 others around 11.50 am on Thursday, security sources said.. The attack took place between Perkar and Kuchchaveli, about 30 km. north of Trincomalee town.

The injured SLN personnel were admitted to the Trincomalee Naval Hospital.

The Sri Lanka Navy is in charge of the security of the areas north of Trincomalee town. All check points and camps in these areas are manned by the SLN personnel

The Gopalapuram village is close to this area. On November 22 four Tamil civilians were shot dead by Sri Lanka Navy personnel at Gopalapuram. In that incident two young Tamil children were also wounded.

 

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