Monday, February 23, 2009

Death toll of the villagers attacked by the LTTE rises

(Colombo Lankapuvath February 22) The number of deaths which due to a brutal attack of the LTTE terrorists, has risen up to 21, reported the Defence Ministry.

The LTTE opened fire on chena cultivators of the Kirimatiya in Inginiyagala Ampara last evening at around 04.00pm.

It is also reported that two infants aged 3 and 3 ½ were killed in the attack while 20 other civilians were injured and admitted to the Ampara General Hospital.

The LTTE massacre came about within 24 hours after losing two of its stunt aircraft due to precision Air Defence fire at Colombo and Katunayake on Friday (20) night.

Source : LankaPuvath