Heavy fighting rages in Muhamalai, Kilali

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 September 2006, 19:01 GMT]
Heavy artillery shelling and fighting between the Sri Lankan forces and the Liberation Tigers erupted in Kilali and Muhamalai Forward Defence Line (FDL) of the Northern Front from 7:30 p.m. Sunday, sources in Kilinochchi said. Artillery shelling and gunfire were continuing Sunday midnight.

The SLA had suffered heavy casualties Saturday when it launched a fresh offensive towards Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) FDL.

Meanwhile, Sri Lankan Police in Kodikamam Sunday said they had seven bodies of Tamil youths, five males and two females, killed in in the clashes in Thenmaradchi. The bodies were to be taken to Jaffna hospital for identification, the Police said.

 

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