Elderly man killed, three injured in Amparai

[TamilNet, Monday, 12 March 2007, 17:15 GMT]
A 60 year old man was killed while two students and a woman were injured when shells fell and exploded on Chempity area in the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) controlled area on the border of Batticaloa, Amparai districts, Sunday around 8:30 a.m, according to Amparai police. Meanwhile, five Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers were injured when unidentified persons attacked an SLA patrol unit Sunday around 4:40 a.m at Komaskanthalawa situated on Amparai border.

Ten houses were damaged in the shelling, the sources said.

The injured students and the woman were rushed to Amparai hospital.

The SLA troopers injured at Komaskanthalawa are admitted to Amparai hospital.

SLA is trying to enter into LTTE held areas since Friday.

 

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