LTTE, SLA exchange artillery fire in Thenmaraadchi FDL

[TamilNet, Monday, 20 August 2007, 19:39 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and Sri Lanka Army were engaged in a heavy exchange of artillery fire Monday evening. SLA fired artillery shells from Koappaay area on LTTE held Poonakari, Mukamaalai and Naakarkoayil areas, while LTTE retaliated artillery shelling SLA bases in Mirusuvil and Usan areas in Thenmaraadchi.

Casualties, if any, on both sides remain unknown.

Koappaay area was tense as the artillery barrage reverberated across Jaffna peninsula.

Official information of the attacks is yet to be released by both parties in the conflict.


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