Tigers confirm boats' capture

[TamilNet, Friday, 01 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has acknowledged its military activity at Sathurkondan, 4 km north of Batticaloa Wednesday night, said the Voice of Tigers (VoT) broadcast in its night transmission yesterday.

The VoT said the Liberation Tigers had captured a boat - "Blue Star" from the Sri Lankan Navy in Batticaloa.

It said two 25 horse power boat engines, 900 linked PKLMG rounds, 400 AKLMG rounds, four AKLMG magazines, four PKLMG magazines, two helmets and three bullet proof jackets were recovered.


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