SLA - LTTE clash in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
There was a confrontation between Sri Lankan Army and the Liberation Tigers at Kaithady - Nunavil junction, at 3.30 p.m., about 17 k.m from Jaffna town. No details of the casualties on either side are known.

However a civilian, identified as Kathiravelu Balachandran, 19, was injured in the SLA's retaliatory fire and was admitted to the Jaffna Hospital in the evening.

His condition is serious, said Hospital sources.


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