8:55 AM

Civilians killed by LTTE

9 bodies were found by the military in Ambegama, close to Thanamalvilla. The bodies are yet to be identified.

7:46 AM

LTTE terrorists attacked civilians in remote village

A group of LTTE terrorists attacked civilians at Kalawalgala, a remote village in the Thanamalwila area around 10, last night (Jan 17). According to defence sources, three civilians were killed and three others including one home guard sustained injuries in the attack. The injured are being treated at Hambanthota and Thanamalwila hospitals, the sources said.