Six killed in clashes - VoT

[TamilNet, Saturday, 11 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers said in its broadcast this morning that 5 Liberation Tigers and one supporter died in four separate confrontations with the Sri Lankan Army on Thursday and Friday.

Cpt. Sathiyan (Kanthasamy Selvarasa, Batticaloa), Lt. Rahulan (Krishnapillai Chandrakumar, Amparai) and a LTTE supporter Mahalingam Baskaran from Batticaloa died when the Sri Lankan Army ambushed them at Konamadu in Batticaloa on Thursday around 1.10 p.m., according to the radio.

Two other LTTE fighters were killed in Muthur in Trincomalee on Friday in two different incidents, the radio said.

Sittampalam (Kunaboosanam Kugathasan, Trincomalee) died in a firefight with the SLA when the SLA cordoned and searched Iraalkuli while another LTTE fighter, Veeran, also known as Aasaiappa (Kanapathipillai Navaratnarasa, Trincomalee), died in a confrontation with the SLA in Ilanthaimadu, the radio said.

A LTTE member, Piriyangan Sasi from Jaffna died in a confrontation in Ampakamam in the Vanni on Friday, the radio also said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
16.08.19 13:25   Photo
SL Archaeology Department resumes plans to construct controversial ‘chaitya’ at Koonith-theevu
15.08.19 21:39  
Wickramasinghe lacks courage to meet protesting Tamil mothers in North
14.08.19 23:31   Photo
2006 genocidal massacre at Chengchoalai campus marked in Vanni, Jaffna amidst PTA-threats
13.08.19 17:45   Photo
Tamil awareness urged on geopolitics-driven genocidal ‘development’ in Mannaar
12.08.19 20:04   Photo
Percival's 19th century Tamil proverb compilations collated and sorted in new publication
11.08.19 20:32   Photo
PTA-threats against constructing memorial arch for student victims of 2006 aerial massacre
10.08.19 22:49   Photo
Sinhala encroachers storm into 100 acres of lands at Kanneeraavi in Pulmoaddai
09.08.19 14:28  
SL Forest Department retains 8,034 hectares of pasturelands in Paduvaan-karai, Batticaloa
08.08.19 20:05   Photo
Colombo converts 2000 acres of ex-HSZ lands citing India-assisted airport expansion in Jaffna
07.08.19 23:28   Photo
Book on Santhiya becomes narration of Tamil struggle incorporating Marxist ideas in early 80s
06.08.19 23:27   Photo
State discrimination causes death of 1000 cows, milk production drops by 5,500 litres in Batticaloa
05.08.19 23:55   Photo
Pirapaharan’s statements between 1984 and 1993 reproduced in book form in Europe
04.08.19 23:47   Photo
Threatened female activist suffers injuries in suspicious ‘accident’ in Batticaloa
03.08.19 23:55  
SL Army puts up military post, Buddhist chanting dominates Kanniyaa
02.08.19 21:18  
Tamils must fight back against illegal seizure of lands by SL Forest Department: Kurunathan
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=1274