Reports indicate that a group of 30 heavily armed LTTE cadres had carried out the attack. Search Operations are continuing.
Two civilians were shot dead by a team of suspected LTTE cadres inside the Wilpattu National Park a short while ago army officials said. 65 year old father and a 16 year old son were shot dead by a group of gunmen according to the mother who escaped the LTTE attack. They went to collect fire wood, she later told police.
They were shot near Kalupathwewa inside the Willpattu National Park police sources said.The park is remained closed after two separate bomb blast happened inside it last year, which claimed lives of senior military officer, Colonel Jayantha Suraweera and a famous English novelist and the author of the novel "A road from Elephant Pass", Nihal De Silva.
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Posted by Defence Reporter at 2:03 PM