Gunship attack in Mullaitivu - 10 killed

Place: Mullaitivu | Courtesy: TIC
| Date: 19860717

At least 10 passengers were traveling in a State-Transport Board bus were killed when it was attacked by a Sri Lankan helicopter on 17 July 1986 in Thanduvan village in Mullaitivu district.

The wounded were transported to Mullaitivu hospital (over 15 miles away) in a tractor-trailer borrowed from a villager. Three of them died on the way.