SLA trooper injured in sniper attack

[TamilNet, Saturday, 02 December 2006, 02:48 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldier was seriously injured in a sniper attack inside Vavunathivu camp at 1:30 p.m. Friday, source in Batticaloa said. The injured soldier was taken to Batticaloa Teaching Hospital first and later transferred to Colombo General Hospital, according to hospital sources.

The injured soldier was indentified as Hettiarachi Sripala, 34.

SLA launched retaliatory mortar attacks against Liberation Tigers controlled areas close to Vavunathivu following the sniper attack

No details are available if there were any damages due to the mortar attack.


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