Sunil C. Perera , and Ruwan Weerakoon , Reporting from Colombo
A group of LTTE terrorists have carried out an attack at the civilians at Kalawalgala, a remote village in the Thanamalwila area located in the Uva province, around 10 PM, last night. According to the available information 9 innocent civilians have been butchered during the night raid carried out by the terrorists. Initially, it was reported only three civilians were killed and another three suffered injuries when the terrorists opened fire at the civilians in the village. However, latest reports indicate that those civilians were assisting the civil defence force's personnel after having alerted by the terrorists' presence.