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Year 1990 | LTTE – The terrorism most foul

 

 

 

Mahindapura / Dehiwatta Village massacre

On 30th May 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists raided Mahindapura and Dehiwatta villages in Trincomalee and slaughtered 5 civilians


 

Aralaganvila Village massacre

On 24th July 1990, a group consisting over 50 LTTE cadres armed with firearms, swords and machetes attacked Aralaganwila village in Ampara. The terrorists brutally massacred 8 civilians including women and children by torturing and chopping them with sharp weapons.

The terrorists carried out seven village massacres in this week alone


 

Meeyankulama Village massacres

On 25th July 1990, one day after they attacked Aralaganvila village, LTTE terrorists stormed Meeyankulama ancient Sinhalese village in Polonnaruwa.

The terrorists armed with sharp weapons and fire arms tortured 8 civilians including woman and children to death.


 

Wanela Village massacre

On 25th July 1990, on the very same day that LTTE terrorists attacked Meeyankulama village, they stormed Wannela ancient Sinhalese village in Trincomalee.

The terrorists armed with firearms and sharp weapons brutally massacres 9 civilians including women and children after subjecting them to inhumane torture.

The terrorists could not attain intended kill in village massacres in 1990, as majority of the Sinhalese and Muslim civilians already abandoned their homes and the remaining used to stay hiding in the jungles in the night.

No international humanitarian organization or countries now trying to preach human rights to Sri Lanka made any noise about the sufferings of these innocent civilians


 

Thammannawa Village massacre

On 26th July 1990, the very next day of the Waanela massacre, the terrorist managed to bring about the brutality they were longing for when they attacked an ancient Sinhalese village of Tammannawa in Anuradhapura.

A group consisting of over 50 LTTE terrorists wielding clubs, swords, machetes and firearms ran amok in the village, ripping off wombs of pregnant mothers, smashing heads of children with clubs, and torturing men and women, cutting out their body parts one by one until they a die a painful death.

Police found 19 inhumanely mutilated bodies. Three others survived serious cut wounds.


 

Akkaraipattu Village massacre

On 30th July 1990, LTTE terrorists continuing their cowardly bloodbath attacked Akkaraipattu Muslim village in Ampara and slaughtered 14 civilians.

The victims were farmers retuning home from their paddyfields. The terrorists had abducted them, their hands tied behind their backs with their own cloths and lined up and shot dead at an isolated place. Most of the victims were chopped before they were shot.

The terrorists had distributed quit notes among the Muslims living in Ampara and Battiacloa district ordering them to leave the villages that they had been living for generations. The terrorists informed the Muslims to leave the area before 10th August or to face the most painful deaths at their hands.

The first week of August 1990 saw a series of brutal attack committed against Muslim world that might only be placed second in brutality to those committed in Iraq, Afghanistan and in Palestine by the same countries preach human rights to the world


 

Kovilladi Village massacre

On 30th July 1990, on the same day they attacked the Muslim village in Ampara, the terrorists attacked Kovilladi Tamil village in Trincomalee in order to settle a personal grudge a regional LTTE leader had with the villagers.

The terrorist with axes and swords killed 9 Tamils and one Muslim in the village after subjecting them to inhumane torture


 

Podankady Village massacre

On 31st July 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists armed with firearms stormed Podankady Sinhalese village in Trincomalee and gunned down 11 civilians including women and children


 

Mulliyankadu Village massacre

On 5th August 1990, a group of terrorists armed with firearms and sharp weapons attacked the Muslim villagers working in their paddy fields at Mulliyankadu in Ampara. Police found mutilated bodies of 17 civilians including of teenagers.

As the terrorists increasingly find it difficult to get their intended kill in the night as the civilians used to go hiding in the jungles, they introduce a tactical change to their cowardly attacks by targeting the civilians working in the paddy fields in groups. The intention was not only to kill them but also to destroy their livelihood.


 

Ampara Village massacre

On 6th August 1990, on the following day of the Mulliyankadu massacre terrorists rounded the Muslim framing families working in their paddy fields in Ampara and attacked them with firearms and sharp weapons

Police found 34 inhumanely mutilated bodies of civilians including of woman and children


 

Bandaraduwa Village massacre

On 7th August 1990, a group consisting of more than 100 LTTE cadres stormed Bandaraduwa village and butchered 32 civilians and wounded 4 others.

The terrorists entered the village clad in uniforms in the middle of the night and carried out house-to-house attack using machetes, and swords.

Majority of the victims were children and women

 


 

Navagamuwa Village massacre

On 8th August 1990, a group of armed LTTE terrorists attacked ancient Sinhalese village of Navagamuwa in Vavuniya. They tortured 7 civilians to death while 4 others survived serious injuries caused by swords and axes.


 

Eravur - The bloodiest attack against Muslims

On 11th August 1990, a group consisting of 200 LTTE cadres wielding clubs, machetes, swords and firearms carried out a night raid targeting Saddam Hussein village, Ponnaikadu, and Klawaichannai in Eravur and butchered 173 civilians and wounded over 20 others.

In the orgy of violence carried out by the maddened terrorists many victims were seen brutally tortured, with limbs were chopped away on by one before the terrorists finally beheaded their victims. A large majority of the victims were woman and children. The terrorists also looted all the belongings of their victims before they leave the villages.

In the aftermath of the attacks, many victims were denied of their funeral rituals as they had no livening relatives to conduct them . Following this attack V. Prbhakaran , leader of the LTTE extended his vacating orders to the Muslims up to 20th August or to face further death and destructions.

Within in a period of one month starting from July 11 to 10 August 1990, LTTE slaughtered over 650 Muslims in its ethnic cleansing campaign. The attacks triggered a mass exodus of Muslims from their traditional homelands of the Island’s Eastern Province.


 

Weeracholai Village massacre

On 12th August 1990, LTTE surrounded the Muslim civilians working in their paddy fields at Weerachcholau village in Ampara and tortured 4 civilians to death while 10 others survived serious injuries caused by sharp weapons.


 

Muttur Fishing village massacre

On 13th August 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists abducted 6 Muslim fishermen and hacked them to death after brutally torturing them. The bodies were found hidden in the mud in the Gangi area.


 

Avaranthalawa Village massacre

On 13th August 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists stormed Avranthalawa Muslim village in Vavuniya and butchered 10 civilians including women and children to death with sharp weapons. Three others survived the attack.


 

Uhana Village massacre

On 9th September 1990, a group of LTTE cadres attacked a tractor carrying Muslim farmers at Uhana , in Ampara . The terrorist hacked and shot 7 civilians to death while two others sustained serious injuries.


 

Ponanai Village massacre

On 13th September 1990, a group of LTTE cadres abducted 7 Muslim farmers of Ponanai South village in Anuradhapura and brutally tortured them to death. Special Task Force personnel found inhumanely mutilated bodies of the victims.


 

Vellamunai Fishing Village massacre

On 19th September 1990, a group consisting of over 100 LTTE terrorists stormed the ancient fishing village of Vellamunai in Puttalam . The village was resided by traditional Sri Lankan fisher folks belonging to Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities.

The terrorists using swords, machetes and firearms butchered 23 civilians including women and children. Two sustained serious injuries.

The LTTE leader’s intension of this attack was to destroy all existing coexistence of the Tamils with the other nationalities in the country, in pursuance of his fanatic dream of an ethnically pure Tamil homeland.

He was apparently desperate for a communal riot in 1983 carried out by the hooligans of then United National Party government to win international sympathy for his cause.


 

Puddukudiruppu Village massacre

On 21st September 1990, a group of LTTE cadres armed with sharp weapons and automatic rifles stormed Puddukudiruppu village resided by both Muslims and Tamils in Ampara. Terrorists butchered 15 Muslim civilians including women and children while 11 others sustained serious injuries caused by sharp weapons.


 

Gajabapura Village massacre

On 24th September 1990, a group of armed LTTE terrorists attacked the last remaining Sinhalese farmers in Gajabapura village, situated on the southern border of the Mullaittivu district. The terrorists burned 4 civilians alive and set fire to five houses.


 

Mahaoya Village massacre

On 30th September 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists stormed Mahaoya village in Ampara, and hacked 9 civilians to death. The attacked village was also resided by Sinhalese, Muslims and Tamils for generations


 

Peruwalthalawa Village massacre

On 1st October 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists armed with firearms and sharp weapons attacked Peruwalthalawa Sinhalese village in Ampara and butchered 9 civilians including women and children to death and wounded 3 others.

By this time most of the villages resided by Sinhalese and Muslims bordering LTTE dominated area were vacated. The terrorists stepped up their ethnic cleansing process killing all remaining residents who did not vacated their homes despite the terrorist attacks


 

Wahalkada Village attack

On 2nd October 1990, a group of armed LTTE terrorists stormed Wahalkada ancient Sinhalese village in Anuradhapura, hacked and shot 4 civilians to death.


 

Arugambay Village massacre

On 11th October 1990, a group of armed LTTE terrorists wielding machetes, swords and automatic rifles raided Arugambay Muslim village in Ampara. The terrorists butchered 9 civilians including women who were collecting firewood


 

Thanthirimalai Village massacre

On 23rd October 1990, a group consisting of 30 armed LTTE terrorists with sharp weapons and firearms surrounded the Chena cultivators of Kokabe village in Anuradhapura and tortured 10 civilians to death.


 

Parana Madawachchiya massacre

On 25th October 1990, a group consisting over 40 armed LTTE terrorists attacked remaining residents of Paranamadawachchiya ancient Sinhalese village, bordering Mullaittivu district. Four civilians were found tortured to death after attacking them with sharp weapons. Two survived serious injuries.


 

Thanthirimalai Village massacre

On 27th October 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists stormed Thanthirimale Sinhalese village and shot 5 civilian to death


 

Olikulama village attack

On 29th October 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists tortured 3 remaining Muslim civilians of Olukulam village in Batticaloa.


 

Helambawewa Village massacre

On 1st November 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists armed with firearms and sharp weapons stormed Helambawewa ancient Sinhalese village bordering Mullaittivu district.

The terrorist brutally killed 10 civilians including women and children after torturing them. One survived with serious injuries caused by sharp weapons


 

Bandarakumbukkwewa Village attack

On 3rd November 1990, a group of LTTE terrorists armed with firearms and sharp weapons attacked Bandarakumbukkwewa . Four civilians were brutally murdered and two others were seriously injured.

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