Delft EPDP camp attacked

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 December 1998, 05:04 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers attacked the EPDP camp at Delft, a large island south west of the Jaffna peninsula, from the early hours of the morning today. The Sri Lankan Army (SLA) sources in Jaffna said that communication with the EPDP base in the island was completely cut off.

There were more than 100 well armed cadres of the EPDP in the base at the time of the attack said sources.

The SLA and the Sri Lankan Navy have began a rescue operation this morning.

Reinforcements have been sent in Sri Lankan Navy (SLN) vessels said the SLA in Jaffna.


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