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Sri Lankan Kfir jets bomb Mullaithivu, Sampoor under artillery attack

[TamilNet, Thursday, 15 June 2006, 05:53 GMT]
Two Kfir bombers of the Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) began bombing Liberation Tigers controlled Mullaithivu and its suburbs Thursday noon. A tsunami-resettlement village, Selvapuram, near vattuvahal bridge, was bombed, according to the initial reports from Mullaithivu. Meanwhile, LTTE's Trincomalee Political Head, S. Elilan, said Sampoor and Muttur East areas in LTTE controlled Trincomalee were being attacked with multibarrel aritllery fire.

Casualty figures were not available at the moment.

 

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