SLA post attacked

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 28 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Three SLA soldiers were killed and nine wounded when the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) attacked a Sri Lanka Army detachment at Pansalgodella 40 km south of Trincomalee on the Kanthalai-Seruvila road last night around 11.00 p.m., said SLA sources in Trincomalee.

The engagement lasted around 2 1/2 hours and air cover was given to the ground troops defending the SLA camp, said SLA sources.

It is not known if the LTTE sustained any casualties.

 

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