Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Alut Oya, Sri Lanka--18 April 1987

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 18 April 1987

Location: near Alut Oya, Sri Lanka

Type of event: terrorism


Tamil Tigers ambushed and attacked Sinhalese on three buses, two trucks, and a private van on a road in Sri Lanka near Alut Oya. Casualties numbered 127 dead and 64 injured.

Consequences: 127 killed, 64 injured


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