LTTE Sea Tigers on Wednesday claimed that they carried out a Black Tiger attack on Sri Lankan ship MV Nimalawa, which carried military and other supplies, in Sri Lankan naval harbour in Kankeasnthurai in Jaffna Wednesday,October morning around 5:00 a.m
The ships loaded with humanitarian assistance from Colombo to the Tamil civilians in the Jaffna peninsula were anchored in the Kankesanthurai sea region.
One of the merchant vessels -- MV Nimalawa -- is sunk and the other vessel was damaged heavily.
Srilanka NAVY says they have destroyed one attacking boat before they reached the target and killed 03 sea tigers.
The Tiger mission was led by Black Sea Tiger Lt. Col. Ilakkiyaa, the deputy commander of the Sea Tigers' female wing, who killed with Black Sea Tiger Commando Lt. Col. Kuperan, LTTE officials told.