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Suspected Sea Tiger suicide boat explodes: Lethal drama

[b]Suspected Sea Tiger suicide boat explodes: Lethal drama in the Kalpitya Sea[/b]

By Our Colombo Correspondent.

[b]Colombo, 05 May, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] High drama is reported in the coast in Kudilamai, Kalpitiya as Tamil Tigers brought a truck fixed with two anti-aircraft guns to guard off a flotilla of sea Tiger boats which retreat to the shore amid Navy firing.

The Navy has requested the help of Air Force to destroy the truck. The Navy water jet cannot approach the sea Tiger boats due to the aircraft guns whose effective fire range is approximately 5000 meters.

The gun fixed to Water Jets could fire only up to 1500 meters. The Air force assistance has not yet arrived at the time of posting this report.

This morning, the Navy destroyed on sea Tiger boats when the Navy Water Jets engaged a flotilla of sea Tiger boats off Kudiramalai Point, Kalpitiya.

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