Sea Tiger vessels carryout sea transport

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 April 2006, 19:36 GMT]
A number of boats of Sea Tigers on Sunday were confronted by Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) boats while they were transporting cadres from Mullaithivu Sea-Tiger base to Trincomalee in the East. The Sea Tigers counter-attacked and completed their sea passage successfully. On the return journey, SLN vessels followed Sea-Tigers at a distance and the Sea Tigers completed the journey without any interference from the SLN, LTTE sources from Kilinochchi said.

Sea Tiger vessels [Library Photo]


During the sea journey to Trincomalee, Sea-Tiger boats had to defend against artillery fire from the shores.

First group of Tiger officials and cadres arrived in Mullaithivu at 10:30 p.m.

No casualties were reported.

Details on number of boats, or number of cadres and officers transported, are also not known.

Further details are not available at the moment.

 

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