6 SLA Soldiers killed - Radio

[TamilNet, Thursday, 02 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers said in their morning news broadcast today that six SLA soldiers were killed in two attacks by Liberation Tigers in Jaffna on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The radio said that four SLA soldiers were killed in the Kulappiddy area when the Liberation Tigers attacked a route clearing patrol.

It said that two soldiers were killed and four were wounded at Vilan junction yesterday in a claymore mine ambush by the LTTE.

Meanwhile, fighting is reported between the tropps of Operation Jayasikurui and the Liberation Tigers in Ampakamam, 7 km north of Kara Patta Murippu, in the Vanni, said sources in Vavuniya.

Kara Patta Murippu is an interior village on the Mankulam - Mullaitheevu road, 10 km east of strategic Mankulam junction.

Meanwhile the Liberation Tigers said in Vanni that one LTTE fighter died in a confrontation with the Sri Lankan Army on Monday.

 

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