Tigers hit police patrol

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 November 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers attacked a Sri Lankan Police patrol this morning around 7.30 a.m. in the central camp area in the Ampara district near the Batticaloa border.

Four military trained Policemen and two Sinhala homeguards were killed and another six were wounded. One Policeman is reported missing.

The attacking LTTE group is said to have taken some weapons and communications equipment from the Police party. Casualties on the LTTE's side were not known.

 

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