SLA, LTTE clash in Mukamaalai FDL

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 September 2008, 17:34 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) clashed for Thursday around 2:00 a.m for nearly half an hour, according to sources close to SLA. Kodikaamam police said it recovered Thursday a body of a male, who was caught in a landmine explosion in the no man zone between SLA and LTTE FDL positions.

The SLA claimed that the youth killed is a combatant of the LTTE unit which tried to penetrate into SLA held area Thursday early morning.

The body of the youth, that appears to be more than twenty years old, had both legs blown off and bullet wounds all over the body, police said.

Kodikaamam police handed over the body to Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary on directive issued by Chaavakachcheari magistrate to have it identified within the coming five days.

The SLA did not provide details of its own casualties.

 

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