Saturday, August 2, 2008

Kattankudy Muslims Commemorate Tiger Massacres in Mosques & Eravur

TERRORISM KNOWS no religious sanctity, nor does it care for lives of infants, children, women, and clergy or for that matter, anybody else. This was once again proved exactly eighteen years ago when Tiger terrorists cold-bloodedly butchered 147 Muslim devotees, praying in mosques in the pre-dominantly Muslim town of Kattankudy, Batticaloa in the east.

The horror night (3rd August 1990) massacre at Kattankudy that shook the nation and drew worldwide condemnation was meticulously pre-planned and executed in secrecy by Tiger terrorists who had disguised themselves as Muslim prayers and entered famous Meera Jumma and Husseinia mosques at around 8.10 p.m. when hundreds of devotees were attending Friday Isha prayers.

Disguised terrorists armed with automatic weapons crossed the lagoon and entered Kattankudy city, about 224 km east of Colombo on that fateful night, with the determined intention of committing this horrendous genocide for ethnic-cleansing.

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