Paramilitary penetration into Pendugalchenai beaten back- LTTE

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 December 2006, 13:29 GMT]
Attempt by a group of 25 members of paramilitary cadres and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) to penetrate into Liberation Tigers controlled area of Pendukalchenai to launch attacks around 7:30 a.m. Sunday was foiled when the LTTE counter attacked killing two and injuring ten paramilitaries, S. Seeralan, head of LTTE Batticaloa political wing said. Two cadres of LTTE were also killed in the counter attack.

SLA troopers and paramilitaries moved out of Kinnaiyadi SLA camp, crossed Kinnaiyadi Lagoon, had penetrated through villages of Murukkantivu, Pirambaditivu and Saravelli towards Pendugalchenai to attack LTTE positionswhen they were confronted, Seeralan said.

Penetration group was nearly 5 km inside LTTE-controlled areas when they were attacked. The group retreated taking the wounded and the dead, Seeralan added.

LTTE fighters Kalaiarasan and women cadre Sauntha were killed in the counter attack.

 

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