SLA mounts mortar attacks on Vavunathivu LTTE FDLs

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 24 May 2006, 22:37 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army ( SLA) soldiers launched morter attacks on Liberation Tigers controlled Vavunathivu Forward Defence Lines (FDL) in Batticaloa and surrounding areas from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Thursday, sources from the east said. LTTE officials have confirmed that there were no irjuries or damages to property in the attacks.

SLA officials said that the mortar attack was in response to the LTTE attacks against SLA positions, but gave no additional information.

Vavunathivu residents are moving out of the several residential areas following the mortar attack, sources said.

 

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