10 STF killed in Jayanthan brigade counter ambush - LTTE

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 05 November 2008, 10:44 GMT]
Ten Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) commandos were killed Tuesday night around 9:15 p.m., when the group of STF personnel were counter-ambushed by an elite commando unit of the Jayanthan brigade of the Tigers, according to Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam Batticaloa Command on Wednesday. The counter-attack took place at Koappaave'li on Badulla Road.

Two STF personnel sustained serious injuries in the attack, the Tigers said adding that there were no casualties on LTTE side, the Tigers said in a news release issued to media from Batticaloa.


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