SLA camps hit

[TamilNet, Monday, 13 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers attacked the Kuchchaveli SLA camp on Saturday night, killing one soldier, identified as Corporal K.H Senivaratna, and wounding another, identified as Private S.V Priyantha. The camp, north of Trincomalee, was under the command of an SLA officer holding the rank of a Lieutenant at the time of the attack.

Police sources in Trincomalee said that the soldiers had decamped when the LTTE had launched the attack. They said that the Tigers have removed some weapons from the camp.

Meanwhile two SLA soldiers were wounded when the Liberation Tigers attacked the SLA camp at Puththur junction on the Kandy Road in Meesaalai around 6.30 p.m. in the evening on Saturday, April 11.

Later that night, the LTTE fired mortars on SLA bunkers in Palai. Casualties here were not known.

 

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