Saturday, September 25, 1999
|7 killed in Surat firing
SURAT, Sept 24 (PTI) Seven persons were killed and 11 injured when the police opened fire on a rampaging mob of Ganesh immersion processionists in the sensitive Limbayat area on the outskirts of the city today, the police said. Fifteen persons, including four state reserve police (SRP) personnel, were injured in stone pelting by the unruly mob. The house of BJP councillor Dr Ravindra Patil was set ablaze when he tried to intervene.
Rain claims 12 lives
Tornado kills 9
30 killed in Lanka
COLOMBO, Sept 24 (AFP) Suspected Tamil Tiger guerrillas blasted a military convoy in eastern Sri Lanka today, killing 18 troops, while 12 more persons were killed in continuing violence elsewhere, officials said. The separatist LTTE set off a powerful mine and ambushed the military convoy in Batticaloa, 300 km east of here, the police said.
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