SLA shells Mutur villages

[TamilNet, Thursday, 29 November 2001, 00:12 GMT]
A twenty-year-old woman, Murugesu Kavitha, was killed and several houses were damaged in Mutur south when Sri Lanka Army soldiers fired artillery shells from their camps at Monkey Bridge and Kaddaiparichchan in Trincomalee district, residents said Wednesday.

The villagers said the attack coincided with the Heroes' day ceremony in Mutur south which is held by the Liberation Tigers. The shelling continued for about half an hour from 6 p.m.

The residents said about twenty artillery shells exploded in Chenaiyoor, Santhosapuram and other villages.


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