2 LTTE posts in Muhamalai, SLA post in Vavuniya attacked
[TamilNet, Thursday, 18 May 2006, 04:12 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers Wednesday night moved into the no-go zone in Muhamalai close to A9 Road and attacked two Forward Defenece Line (FDL) posts of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), sources in Kilinochchi said. No casualties were reported. The Tigers said they repulsed the attacking Lankan troopers. Meanwhile, sources in Vavuniya said an SLA FDL post in Mamadu, 8 km northeast of Vavuniya was attacked and destroyed Wednesday evening.
Sri Lankan troopers attacked the LTTE positions twice Wednesday 10:30 p.m. and Thursday at 2:00 a.m., LTTE sources said. The SLA troopers had moved 250 meters into the no-go zone.
The attack on Mamadu SLA FDL post of the Sri Lanka Army took place Wednesday evening around 5:45 p.m., Vavuniya sources added. Casualty details were not available. The attack was belived to be in retaliation to the SLA ambush on LTTE FDL on Tuesday when an LTTE woman cadre, Yalisai, was killed and 2 LTTE personnel were wounded.