Mahagodayaya massacre

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Mahagodayaya is a tiny village near Buttala in the Monaragala District of Sri Lanka, where 9 Sinhalese civilians were killed by suspected LTTE cadres in an incident known as the Mahagodayaya massacre.

Incident[edit]

This incident took place on the 12th of April 2009, two days before the Sinhala and Hindu New Year. A group of LTTE terrorists stormed in to the village at around 7.30 pm and killed 9 Sinhalese including a one and half year old infant and an 11-year-old boy.[1][2]

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