Tigers kill six SLA troops

[TamilNet, Saturday, 25 October 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers ambushed a Sri Lankan army patrol on the Mannar - Vavuniya road today killing six soldiers and wounding seven according to initial reports from Vavuniya.

The LTTE attack took place in Kannaddy about 30 kilometers from Vavuniya.

Meanwhile Sri Lankan army launched heavy shelling on Mankulam, Olumadu and Kanakarayan kulam from its positions Northeast of Puliyankulam this morning.

Many civilians have been injured as mortar and artillery shells hit areas in the outskirts of Mankulam.

 

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