Sri Lankan Army
| Kantalai, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka|
9 November 1985 (+8 GMT)
Primarily Sri Lankan Tamil Civilians
The 1985 Kantalai massacre refers to the torture and subsequent murder of 6 Sri Lankan Tamils by the Sri Lankan military.
1985 Kantalai massacre Wikipedia
On 9th November 1985, soldiers belonging to the Sri Lankan military went to the home of Mayilvakanam near a Hindu temple, Kantalai Pillayar Kovil. The military then abducted all 6 members of the house. Later their bodies were found in 4th Mile post area in Allai road. Among the bodies, were two daughters of Mayilvakanam. Postmortem revealed that the two girls were raped before being killed.