Navy denies firing at Indian fishermen
THE Sri Lanka Navy denied allegations made in
certain foreign media alleging that it has killed four Indian
fishermen on March 29. The Naval Headquarters said the fleet units
of Sri Lanka Navy do not fire at fishermen and instructions have
been issued to those units to adhere to the Standing Operational
Procedures when dealing with fishermen.
Eight civilians killed in LTTE shelling
THE indiscriminate mortar fire by the LTTE on
Sittandy and Morankottanchchena villages in Batticaloa on Wednesday
night claimed the lives of eight civilians including that of an 18
month old baby girl, military sources said yesterday.