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LTTE guns down former PLOTE member

by Norman Palihawadana

A former PLOTE member had been gunned down by the LTTE in Batticaloa on Wednesday night. He had been identified as Kumar Perumal.

A grenade had also been thrown at the house of TELO general secretary Indrakumar Prasanna, police said.

The two incidents had created a tense situation in the Batticaloa town. The Army and the Special Task Force had tightened security in the town.

The police said that the grenade thrown at Prasanna’s house did not explode.

Meanwhile a civilian had been wounded in another grenade attack at Adigar Road in the Batticaloa town. The civilian identified as Jerome, wounded in the explosion had been rushed to the Batticaloa hospital, the police said.


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