Palaly clash defeated says SLA

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 August 2006, 08:46 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) officials in Palaly Thursday morning, confirmed the civilian accounts of a clash in Palaly area Wednesday night. The SLA sources said the clash took place near Palaly and claimed that the attempt by the Tigers to enter Palaly base was defeated.

LTTE sources did not verify the reports of clashes near or inside the Palaly airbase, but said heavy shelling from SLA forces prompted the Tigers Northern Front Forces to respond with defensive measures Wednesday night at Forward Defence Line (FDL) positions.

 

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