LTTE kills six innocent civilians - Batticaloa
Six innocent civilians who attended a construction
work in the Batticaloa area were gunned down by the LTTE terrorists at
9.15 p.m today, Sunday the 01st of April.
Eight workers, Ethnically Sinhalese, were forcibly
taken out from the construction site by armed LTTE terrorists and they
were shot in close rang, defence sources said.
Six Sinhalese workers killed on the spot and two who
received severe gun shot injuries were rushed to the hospital in
The victims were working in a construction of housing
scheme named "Village of Hope" which is being built for orphan children
at Mailambaveli in Eravur.
The Eravur Police are conducting further
More details will follow.