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Uthayan marks 33 years since first Black Tiger assault

The Uthayan in Jaffna marked 33 years since the first ever assault by the LTTE’s elite Black Tiger unit, with a feature spread in the newspaper on Sunday.

Black Tigers Day, on July 5, commemorates the 1987 assault by the LTTE’s Captain Miller on a Sri Lankan Army garrison in Nelliyadi in the Jaffna district. Forty Sri Lankan soldiers were killed in the attack.

See the article from the Uthayan, which includes coverage from 1987, below.

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