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Situation Report on 03 January 2007


Tigers shoot a civilian for disobedience - Jaffna, at 5:40 p.m. on 03 Jan 2007

Tiger terrorists shot and injured a civilian aged 48 for not carrying out their instructions in Kudaththanai, Point Pedro around 5.40 p.m. today (03). The victim is currently receiving treatment for his injuries.


Woman shot dead by unidentified gunman - Jaffna, at 6:30 a.m. on 03 Jan 2007

An unidentified gunman shot dead an unmarried Tamil woman, Kanapathipillai Kamalini (40) in the Pulloly area in Point Pedro around 6.30 a.m. today (03).

The dead body of the victim is at the Manthikai hospital


Air strikes attack tiger heavy weapons position - Batticaloa, at 10:00 a.m. on 03 Jan 2007

On Wednesday (03) around 10.00 a.m. Kfir attack aircraft bombed a Tiger heavy weapons site in the North of Verugal.


Three tigers surrender to Army - Batticaloa, at 1:30 p.m. on 03 Jan 2007

Three tigers who had escaped from Tiger custody reported to the Trikonamadu Army camp on Tuesday (02) at 1.30 p.m.

All had been forcibly conscripted by the Tigers. Two are less than 17 years old. They complain that they have been used for hard labour in these Tiger camps.

They state that they never volunteered to join the Tigers but wish to live with their parents and attend school.

Unable to bear the harassment any longer they have risked their lives to escape knowing that if caught they will face certain death.


On Civilian information troops recover weapons and ammunitions - Batticaloa, at 3:30 p.m. on 03 Jan 2007

On information received from a civilian, the Security Forces found a G 87 hand grenade near Unachchimadam Bridge on Tuesday (02) at 3.30 p.m. The grenade was defused.

Once again on information received from a civilian on Monday (01) 2007, Troops found a T 56 assault rifle, one bayonet, 05 magazines , 146 live rounds of 7.62 ammunition, 04 hand grenades and one set of accessories to detonate a Claymore mine buried by the Tiger terrorists near the Vavuniya - Kalikulam area.


Tigers fire artillery and mortars at Army camps - Batticaloa, at 5:25 p.m. on 03 Jan 2007

Tiger terrorists targeted Army camps in WEST Vakarai with Mortars and Artillery on Tuesday (02) at 5.25 p.m. Four soldiers were injured and admitted to the Polonnaruwa hospital.


Civilians continues to arrive in controlled areas - Batticaloa, on 03 Jan 2007

On Tuesday (02), 31 persons consisting of 12 males, 10 females, 05 boys and 4 girls arrived in the centers for IDP's in Kadjuwatte And Vakarai.

They complain that they had left their homes due to the continuous harassment by the Tigers in the Un cleared areas.

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