SLA ambush kills five civilians - radio

[TamilNet, Monday, 21 December 1998, 22:46 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio said in its night transmission that five civilians were killed in a Sri Lanka Army(SLA) ambush along the Nedunkerni - Mullaithivu road around 8.30 am today.

The civilians died when the SLA detonated a claymore mine as they passed near the 7th mile post of the road, said the radio.

The names of the dead were given as:


S.Sivabalasingam (26) of Mulliyawalai father of 3 children
Aarumugam Vallipuram (45) father of 6
Ponnuthurai Siribaalu (28) father of one
Nallathamby Nadarasa (49) father of 3
Natkunam Manickavasagam (48) father of 6

 

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