6:30 AM

LTTE terrorists kill seven farmers--- KUMANA

Suspected LTTE terrorists have murdered seven farmers of Atimale in Ampara last morning (Sept 11), police sources reveal.

According to the sources, civilians in Thahanattakanda area have found seven bodies (males) with gunshot injuries this afternoon and informed the police about the incident. Police during investigations have found 4 bodies lying on a tractor trailer with gunshot wounds caused by T-56 riffle and another 3 bodies on the tractor itself with pistol wounds.

Police suspect that a group of LTTE terrorists infiltrated into the jungle had carried out the massacre during morning hours. Further investigations are being continued .