SLN attacks Muttur east coastal villages -Elilan

[TamilNet, Monday, 20 March 2006, 08:32 GMT]
A Dvora and two water jets of the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) have been firing towards the coastal villages Sampoor, Soodaikuda, Koonitivu and Kadatkaraichchenai in the Liberation Tigers held Muttur east in the Trincomalee district from Monday morning around 11 a.m. "Firing is still going on with interruptions and several civilian houses have been damaged. Casualties are not known as it was early to assess the loss of lives and other damages," said Mr.S.Elilan, Trincomalee district political head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Mr.Elilan said he has already made a complaint to the head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission in Trincomalee town. " I have asked the SLMM monitors to visit immediately the coastal villages in the Muttur east where SLN gunboats and water jets are still engaged in firing towards coastal areas,"said Mr.Elilan.


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