LTTE says Kilinochchi assault continues

[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 February 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers (VOT) said in their night broadcast today that the attack on Kilinochchi continues. The Tigers, according to the VOT, had launched a heavy artillery barrage on the Kilinochchi-Paranthan base.

The Government has sustained heavy damages. As the attack on this day continues no further details were available said the VOT.

It also said that the Sri Lankan airforce continues to bomb civilian areas in the Vanni in retaliation.

Mankulam was shelled and bombed.

The VOT said that 26 Tigers have been killed thus far in the fighting in Kilinochchi.

1. Suhanyan (Batticaloa, Krishnarajah Vincent)

2. Yoham (Trincomalee, Thangarajah Kasipillai)

3. Kathiravel (Kandavalai, Nallathamby Sivakumar)

4. Anpana (Rudrapuram/Kilinochchi, Kanthasamy Nalayini)

5. Ranjithapalan (Batticaloa, Subramaniam Kulanthaivel)

6. Mathuravalavan (Batticaloa, Thambirajah Rajendram)

7. Senpahan (Batticaloa, Thiyagarajah Ranjan)

8. Asaimithiran (Batticaloa, Krishnakumar Tharmalingam)

9. Anputhasan (Jaffna, Kanthasamy Uthayakumar)

10. Ahil or Santhiran (Batticaloa, Somasundaram Sutharsan)

11. Vettivel (Jaffna, Manickam Ahilan)

12. Irayavan (Jaffna, Nadarasa Santhirasegaram)

13. Porvanan (Vavuniya, Veeraiah Wigneswaran)

14. Iraikumaran or Thivahar (Jaffna, Santhirasegaram Palendran)

15. Malarchelvan or Vijay (Ampara, Kandasamy Vijitharan)

16. Perumahan (Batticaloa, Kopalapillai Rajeswaran)

17. Kalavithiyan (Batticaloa, Kanagasingam Kunaseelan)

18. Parseelan (Amparai, Subramaniam Pushpakanthan)

19. Senthoora (Vavuniya, Saravanan Mallikathevy)

20. Esther (Jaffna, Rajaratnam Jenita)

21. Kili (Jaffna, Maharajah Nirmalathevy)

22. Priyanan (Vavuniya, Thiyagarajah Thamilchelvan)

23. Paari or Raveendran (Vavuniya, Arumugam Rasendran))

24. Eelavanan or Ram (Vavuniya, Kulasingam Kulanayagam)

25. Pahalavan or Senkathir (Video and Musical artist, Jaffna, Nagarajah Bhaskaran)

26. Manimudi (Trincomalee, Kalikutty Maniraththinam)


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