Three policemen killed

[TamilNet, Thursday, 01 April 1999, 15:24 GMT]
Three Sri Lankan Policemen were killed in an attack by the Liberation Tigers tonight around 8.10 p.m. in Mutur, south of Trincomalee. Police sources in Trincomalee town said that the Tigers had ambushed a military trained Police patrol in Akkaraichenai, a suburb of the town.

Sources in Mutur said that a civilian was killed in the cross fire.

They said that the Police had opened fire at random from their positions in and around the Mutur town following the attack.


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