Air-strikes in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 March 2001, 11:02 GMT]
Sri Lanka Air Force jets carried out an hour-long air raid on the eastern remote villages of Miyankalkulam and Kudumbimalao (Thoppikale) in the Batticaloa district Thursday morning said villagers who came to the eastern town. They said four Kfir jets dropped several bombs in the villages in the western hinterland began at 7 a.m.

The extent of the damage and casualties caused by the air raid were not immediately known.

Security sources in Batticaloa said the air attack was launched following information about LTTE activity in the area.

 

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