Gun boats attack Mullaithivu coast

[TamilNet, Sunday, 08 March 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Gun boats of the SLN launched a heavy bombardment of the seas off the coast of Mullaithivu since Friday night. Sources from the area said that the first round of attacks had begun Friday night and had continued till 3 a.m. yesterday. Another round of heavy bombardment had begun again from 7 a.m. in the morning yesterday and had lasted until 9.30 a.m.

Two fishermen from Mullaithivu's coastal village of Kallapaadu who were at sea during this SLN attack have been reported missing.

Two fishing boats were completely burnt in the sea during the SLN attack said sources.

Meanwhile, three fishermen from Pokkanai, north of Mullaithivu town, have been reported missing since last night said sources in the Vanni.

The missing fishermen are:

1. Sebamalai Raveenthiran, 25

2. Anthony Pillai Joseph Selvarajah -42

3. Hariharadasan Demit - 29

 

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