Terrorist Incidents in Kegalle, Sri Lanka

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Event ID Date State Event
37711-71784-171762 4/6/2009 Kegalle In addition, the Sri Lanka Air Force helicopter fired a rocket killing eight civilians near the Pokkanai Pillaiyaar temple.
35819-67684-160614 11/17/2008 Kegalle On November 15, an unspecified number of LTTE cadres were killed and injured by the security forces (SFs) as clashes erupted between the two sides in the Kilaly, Muhamalai, Kattiaratan and Vembadukeri FDL areas.
59563-118956-300891 2/20/2008 Kegalle Colombo Page reported that an unidentified mob stormed the house of a person, who had been allegedly hired by the LTTE to assassinate Deputy Minster of Finance Ranjith Siyambalpitiya, at Adurupana in the Kegalle district and set it ablaze after removing the residents, police sources said, adding, the suspected hired assassin was an army deserter.
32049-58389-136040 1/18/2008 Kegalle Similarly, troops killed another LTTE militant ahead of the Kilaly FDL.
31643-57379-133449 12/12/2007 Kegalle Similarly, three more LTTE cadres were killed by troops during another encounter at Kilaly FDL.
27480-48522-111069 ½/2007 Kegalle Elsewhere, on December 31, LTTE cadres lobbed a hand grenade towards troops in the Kilaly area, injuring four soldiers.


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District Number of Events
Kegalle 34

The original source are newspaper clippings and extracts collected by the South Asian Terrorism Portal.