Jaffna ambush kills two

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 31 March 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Two SLA soldiers were killed in an ambush by the Liberation Tigers tonight around 8 p.m. in Waligamam east in Jaffna. The army had gone to the area upon receipt of information that the Liberation Tigers were present there.

The LTTE had intercepted the army patrol and the two soldiers, according to the Palaly SLA HQ, were killed by LTTE who had awaited the troops in an ambush.

The SLA's Palaly HQ was not aware of the exact location of the LTTE ambush in Waligamam east.

 

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