STF commando shot dead in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 January 2009, 09:06 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Batticaloa shot and killed Saturday around 10:30 p.m a Special Task Force (STF) commando in Munaikkaadu in Kokkaddichchoali police division in Batticaloa district, LTTE sources in Batticaloa said. STF commandos opened fire in retaliation in which a civilian was seriously injured.

The killed STF commando was identified as M. K. Vijayasiri, 37 and the civilian injured is Nesarajah Arulampalam, a resident of Munaikkaadu.

Arulampalam is admitted to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital.

Munaikkadu is situated 20 km west of Batticaloa town.


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