SLA soldier from DPU gunned down, Claymore attack averted

[TamilNet, Thursday, 15 June 2006, 08:21 GMT]
Liberation Tigers cadres shot dead a Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) soldier of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Thursday morning in LTTE controlled Puliyankulam Nedunkerni Road between Mathiyamadu and Nainamadu, LTTE officials told media. Meanwhile, the dead body of a SLA soldier who was wearing LTTE uniform shot dead on 13 June was handed over to the ICRC officials at the request of Vanni command of the Sri Lankan forces, the Tigers further said.

ICRC receives the dead body of deep penetrating unit trooper
ICRC receives the dead body of deep penetrating unit trooper


Vavuniya district Political Head of the LTTE, Gnanam, handed over the dead body of the Sri Lankan DPU trooper to the ICRC officials. SLMM officials were also present at the Vavuniya district political secretariat of the LTTE in Puliyankulam where the body was handed over to the ICRC, sources added.

Meanwhile, a pickup vehicle narrowly escaped from a Claymore attack Thursday morning in Puliankulam area, Tamileelam Police sources in Kilinochchi said.

SLA Deep penetrating soldier in Tiger uniform, gunned down in Vanni
SLA Deep penetrating soldier in Tiger uniform, gunned down in Vanni

 

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