Tigers shell Mannar SLN camp

[TamilNet, Thursday, 16 November 2000, 15:23 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers fired mortars on the Sri Lanka Navy camp at Vangalaipadu in the north-western Mannar around 12.15 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Sources said the tigers fired mortars from two boats in the seas off Pesalai.

Some of the mortars fell inside the naval camp. Details of damages were not immediately known.

The Tigers and navy exchanged mortar fire for nearly 20 minutes. Naval sources in Mannar said there were no casualties on their side. Reinforcement has been sent to Vangalaipadu naval camp, the sources added.

 

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