2ND LEAD

Sri Lankan Kfir jets bomb LTTE controlled area in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 25 April 2006, 13:00 GMT]
Sri Lankan Kfir jets have been bombing LTTE controlled Sampoor, Ilakkanthai and Kattaiparichchan villages in Muttur, Trincomalee district from 5:00 p.m Tuesday. Casualty details are not available at the moment. There are also reports about multibarrel artillery fire. Sri Lankan Dvora attack crafts and gunboats were surrounding the LTTE controlled coastal areas in Trincomalee, civilian sources said.

With the Colombo bomb attack Tuesday, the duration of curfew has been advanced to 4 p.m.till 6 a.m. next day, police said.

Eighteen-hour curfew has been clamped down on Trincomalee district with effect from Tuesday evening at 4.p.m. about two hours after the bomb attack on Sri Lanka Army Commander in Colombo, sources said.

Security officials in Trincomalee decided to advance the duration of the curfew from 4 p.m. in the three police divisions, Trincomalee Town, Uppuveli and Chinabay in Trincomalee district on receipt of the information of the bomb attack on SLA commander, police said.

Twelve-hour curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. imposed in Trincomalee following April 12 bomb explosion in Trincomalee town and the violence, which resulted in the death of about twenty civilians, and the destruction of about 32 business houses belonged to Tamils and Muslims was later limited for eight hours later from 8 p.m. till 4 a.m.

 

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