Terrorist Incidents in Matale, Sri Lanka

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Recent Events

Event ID Date State Event
67342-137675-349424 1/10/2014 Matale Army on January 9 rejected a United States (US) claim that the Army shelling had killed hundreds of families at St Antony's Ground, Iranapallai in the North as completely 'baseless', reports Colombo Page.
63946-129037-327153 6/24/2013 Matale He stated, although the war between the Sri Lankan Government and the LTTE is over, Tamil Tiger networks still intimidate Tamil families in the diasporas and extort money from them, while also engaging in a range of other criminal activities.
37935-72233-173081 4/21/2009 Matale It said, “While the rest of the world has concentrated on apportioning blame, the United States has stressed the importance of finding solutions to put an immediate end to the plight of the Tamil civilians being lured and attacked in the safe zone by the Sri Lankan Government.
35218-66276-156957 10/10/2008 Matale One more LTTE cadre was shot dead by the troops at Muhamalai.
34742-65060-153896 9/4/2008 Matale Elsewhere, four security force (SF) personnel sustained injuries in LTTE-triggered explosions of anti-personnel mine (APM), mortars and hand grenades in the Eluttumadduwal and Muhamalai areas.
34421-64197-151644 8/10/2008 Matale Elsewhere, the security forces (SFs) killed five militants during confrontations in the Thennayankuma and Malawi south areas.


Violence Spatial Dimension in 2013 Time-Series Dimension

Listing of All Recorded Events

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District Number of Events
Matale 52

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