Tigers describe Jaffna attacks

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 February 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers gave further details of the attack by the Liberation Tigers on the SLA patrol in Mirusuvil in Jaffna in its night news bulletin today. It said that more than ten soldiers in the SLA group were killed in the ambush around 12 noon yesterday. There were 30 soldiers in the patrol, according to the radio.

It said that in addition to the weapons announced this morning the Tigers had recovered the following also from the army in Mirusuvil: one more T 56 assault rifle, 400 AK rounds in links, 8 grenades and 6 AK magazines.

Two Tigers, Kaliyuhan (Velayutham Annathurai, Kanakarayan Kulam) and Velaventhan (Thatchanamoorthy Maheswaran, Jaffna) were killed in the attack the VOT said.

It also said that on Sunday around 11.45 a.m., three SLA soldiers were killed by a claymore mine activated by the Liberation Tigers in Pandaththarippu in Jaffna.

The ambush had been carried out, according to the radio, in memory of Capt. Senkodan who was killed in an SLA round up in Chankanai on January 16.

Another Tiger, Cholarajan (Ponnuththurai Yoharajan. Trincomalee) was killed in a confrontation with the SLA in Kilinochchi the VOT said.


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