Wounded LTTE political activists flown to Colombo

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 01 March 2005, 13:21 GMT]
Liberation Tigers said the three wounded female political activists who were shot by gunmen on Sri Lanka were airlifted to Colombo for further treatment Tuesday evening. Ms. Kuveni, head of LTTE's political division (women) for Batticaloa-Amparai was seriously wounded along with two of her colleagues when gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire on the near Akkaraipattu, 64 kilometres south of Batticaloa, Monday evening. LTTE charged that the gunmen were working in collusion with Sri Lankan armed forces.

The three wounded women were at Kalmunai Base Hospital, 40 km south of Batticaloa.

"We were concerned about their safety", said an LTTE official.

 

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