Jaffna attack kills three

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Three SLA soldiers were killed and three were wounded when the Liberation Tigers attacked the Forward Defense Lines at Mirisuvil in Kodikamam in the Thenmaradchi sector of the Jaffana peninsula.

Residents in Mirisuvil north said that the SLA shelled areas nearby which are not under the Army's control.

According to them the Army shelling had started around 8.00 p.m last night and had lasted for an hour.

Residents said that the SLA shelling was in retaliation to the LTTE attack on the Mirisuvil FDLs.

Casualties among the attackers are not known.

 

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