A small outpost manned by Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Navy personnel was attacked by LTTE sea tigers today (29th) dawn. The outpost, which was located in Chi'ruththeevu island, was overrun by the tigers for a short period of time in the attack. There were only a handful number of security forces personnel deployed in the small outpost at the time of attack.
LTTE has used a significant number of fighters in the amphibious attack. Several SLN personnel have gone missing in the incident. It could be that they were either captured by the tigers or were killed in the attack. No information on actual casualty count is available as of now.