Sri Lanka government has taken measures to pay compensation to all the families of the victims in yesterday`s suspected LTTE attack on Mahagodayaya in Buttala.
Ministry for Disaster Relief Services and Resettlement will grant Rs. 100,000 to the family members of the victims killed in this attack and Rs. 50,000 for the injured under President Mahinda Rajapaksa`s directive.
The Ministry has also decided to pay Rs. 15,000 each, for funeral arrangements, Minister Rishad Bathiyudeen said.
A total of 9 people including three children were killed and another woman was injured when a gang of suspected LTTE Tigers attacked the villagers of the Mahagodayaya hamlet along the Buttala-Monaragala road last night.