Two SLA soldiers killed in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 August 1998, 18:56 GMT]
Two SLA soldiers were killed in a confrontation with the Liberation Tigers at Nelliady in Jaffna around 9.35 a.m yesterday.

SLA sources in Jaffna said that two soldiers were injured by a time bomb in the area and one was killed in the shoot out that ensued.

One of the soldiers who was wounded in the time bomb blast later succumbed to his injuries said the sources.

Further details of the confrontation are not yet known said sources in Nelliady.

Meanwhile the SLA claimed today that it had observed and opened fire on two armed female LTTE fighters yesterday.

The SLA speculated in a press note released this evening in Jaffna that one of the women could have been wounded.

 

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