Thoppur KIA at Muthur hospital

[TamilNet, Monday, 04 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The bodies of the ten policemen and one soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) killed last evening at the Thoppur police and SLA camp when it was stormed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are now lying at the Muthur District Hospital 40 km south of Trincomalee, said sources in Trincomalee.

The wounded have been taken to Trincomalee base hospital.

Around 40 SLA and police personnel had been in the camp when the attack was mounted by an estimated 150 LTTE fighters, said sources.


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