Tiger shelling reaches Pa値ai, Mukamaalai, Ki値aali areas

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 13:16 GMT]
Large number of shells said to be launched by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) since Monday midnight fell and exploded near A9 road in Pa値ai and Mukamaalai, until Tuesday afternoon, sources in Thenmaraadchi said. Around 22 lorries loaded with goods which started to Jaffna along A9 road around 11:00 a.m Monday are yet to reach Naavatku値i but 25 buses carrying Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers have reached Thenmaraadchi along A9 route around Tuesday afternoon, the sources added.

Shells fell and exploded in Pa値ai, Mukamaalai, Ki値aali areas earlier held by LTTE.

Many of them fell and exploded near SLA bases in the area.

Though there have been no casualties or injury to the public, fear and tension prevail among the residents of areas close to Ki値aali, Vidaththalpa値ai and Usan.

SLA had earlier announced the transport of goods to Jaffna along A9 route by lorries on Tuesday.



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