Two soldiers injured in Nagarkovil firefight

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 15:50 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers were seriously injured in a firefight with Liberation Tigers (LTTE) cadres near Kandalkadu, located near Eluthumadduval between Nagarkovil and Muhamalai, Wednesday afternoon, sources in Jaffna said. The injured troopers have been air lifted to Palaly Military Hospital, according to sources.

SLA officials said Liberation Tigers shot at the SLA soldiers, triggering the firefight.

Direct clash between the SLA troops and the Tigers at the same location Tuesday injured four SLA soldiers.

 

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