LTTE commits bloodbath against civilians; more evidence surface
Video footage showing civilian casualties that
claimed to be taken in the civilian safety zone (CSZ) in the Vellamullai
Vaikkal, in Sri Lanka are being often aired by many international media.
Voices that said to be from pro LTTE sources are being heard blaming the
government for constantly shelling the civilians.
However, there is ample evidence suggesting that LTTE
has been taking the whole world for a ride with its well engineered
According to the defence.lk special correspondent at
Karayamulli Vaikkal, five LTTE cadres including four child soldiers
surrendered to Army 53 Division this morning (May 11) have revealed that LTTE had brutally crushed several civilian attempts to seek refuge with
the armed forces during the weekend.
"We were given orders to shoot anyone, even at our
parents if they dare to seek refuge with the soldiers, leaving LTTE
leader unsafe" a 16 year old child soldier among the surrendered said.
"Yet, we did not want to do that, we saw senior LTTE
cadres firing shells and machine guns at boats carrying large groups of
women and children on Saturday morning (May 9), many had died" , the boy
further went on to say.
A 23 year old youth, the eldest among the surrendered
told that he decided to dessert the outfit with the younger ones, after
witnessing the carnage on Saturday.
"I could not guess how many died. I could no longer
stand this treachery against my very own people..., so I decided to quit
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Army electronic warfare units on
the same day received three separate radio transmissions indicating LTTE
had actually attacked the civilians. The following are the English
translations of the three Radio communications:
Transmission 1- 0345 Hrs (May 9)
Senduran: "I have captured 20 persons trying to
escape, more people are coming, I cannot control them".
Priyalan: "Try to stop as much as you can till I
Transmission 2- 0355 Hrs (May 9)
Senduran: "Give a vehicle to send 20 persons
Amburaj: "Vehicle with "Malaravan Master" has
been sent to your place; don't let any civilian escape".
Transmission 3- 0615 Hrs (May 9)
Thirumalai Master: "How did so many civilians
Senduran: "Many people came, we couldn't control
and we had to fire on them"
Giving lie to the pro LTTE claims that Sri Lanka Army
has been indiscriminately attacking the civilians over 1000 people
managed to sought refuge with the armed forces personnel during the
weekend. According to our sources, these civilians too have confirmed
that LTTE attacked them with machine gun and shell fire when they
crossed over to government controlled areas.