LTTE ambush kills 5 naval personnel

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 05 January 2000, 16:13 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers attacked a group of Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) personnel who were on foot patrol at Salapai Aaru in Kuchchaveli division, about 35 km. north of Trincomalee town on th Nilaveli-Pulmoddai main road, killing five of them and injuring four others, security sources said.

The injured Navy personnel are admitted to the Naval Hospital in the eastern port town, sources said..

According to a belated information, this attack took place around 6.45 a.m. this morning the sources said.

 

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