SLA shells Vavunathivu

[TamilNet, Sunday, 07 May 2006, 11:40 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) mounted artillery and mortar attacks on Liberation Tigers' controlled Vavunathivu, Batticaloa and surrounding areas from 6 a.m. Sunday morning for 30 minutes, sources from the east said. Although reports from the area indicated that no one was injured, LTTE officials have not confirmed that there were no injuries or damages to property.

Vavunathivu residents are moving out of the several residential areas, according to sources.

SLA spokesperson said that the shelling was in response to the LTTE mortar attacks against SLA positions and gave no additional information.

 

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