Heavy fighting in Mannar seas

[TamilNet, Saturday, 23 October 1999, 07:24 GMT]
Fighting continued between the Sri Lanka Navy and the Sea Tigers in the Pesalai seas near Mannar between 5.30 amand 11.00 am this morning, said sources.

Two bodies belonging to civilians who were caught in the crossfire were handed over to the Mannar hospital by the Police.

Explosions were heard in the Mannar Town nearly 10 kilometers away from the scene of fighting.

No details are yet available on the casualties suffered by the Sri Lanka navy or the Liberation Tigers.

 

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