LTTE cadre killed in clash with SLA DPU in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 10:50 GMT]
LTTE cadres Wednesday morning around 6:00 a.m. thwarted an attempt by a group of soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) to enter into the LTTE held area through its forward defence line located in Eachchilampathu division, south of Trincomalee district, LTTE sources said.

SLA soldiers fled from the area leaving a live claymore mine and other weapons at the site.

They also took back those injured soldiers, LTTE sources said. It is not known if there were any casualties on the SLA side.

LTTE sources in Sampoor said one LTTE cadre Lieutenant Kuilan, (Thevananthan Vino of Anpuvallipuram), was killed in the encounter.

 

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