2 Tiger cadres shot dead in Vavuniya - SLA

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 January 2007, 10:58 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army officials in Vavuniya said their troopers had shot dead two Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam cadres in Karuvelapuliyankulam area in Vavuniya, in a gunfight Tuesday, when SLA troopers tried to surround six LTTE cadres who had entered into Karuvelapuliyankulam jungle hills, crossing Atamasgada road. One SLA trooper was injured in the fight.

A male and a female LTTE cadres were shot dead while the other four had escaped, the SLA said.

Many weapons including three T-56 rifles and ten claymore devices were recovered from the Tigers, the SLA officials have claimed.

The two dead bodies were to be taken to the mortuary in Vavuniya hospital.

 

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