SLAF attacks civilian lorries at LTTE entry point
TamilNet, Sunday, 01 April 2007, 04:18 GMT
Fighter helicopters of the Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. attacked a Multi Purpose Co-Operative Society (MPCS) lorry and two other lorries belonging to private traders parked near puliyangkulam LTTE checkpoint on A9 road, north of Omanthai Sri Lanka Army entry point in Vavuniya district.
The lorry belonged to Thunukkai MPCS, initial reports said.
Details of damages caused to civilian supplies and properties are yet to be estimated.
Following the night mission airstrike by the Tigers Tamileelam Air Force (TAF) on Katunyake airbase, the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has been engaging its bombers and helicopters in late night attacks.