2ND LEAD (Correction)

SLA takes human shields in Vavuniya Mannar border - LTTE

[TamilNet, Friday, 23 March 2007, 05:00 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam officials in Kilinochchi Friday charged that more than 300 Sri Lankan Army (SLA) troopers had breached 2 km into LTTE territory and taken more than 120 villagers of Periyathampanai, around 10 km southeast of Madu, in Vavuniya Mannar border, as human shields Friday morning around 7:30 a.m.

More than 300 SLA troopers were engaged in the ground offensive.

The SLA offensive follows heavy artillery shelling by the SLA and a Deep Penetration Unit Claymore attack wounding 2 civilians in Parappukkandanthan, 18 km northwest of Madu Thursday.

Periya Pandivirichchan is located in Vavuniya district.


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