3 LTTE cadres, Home guard killed in Amparai

[TamilNet, Thursday, 15 February 2007, 01:30 GMT]
Three Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) cadres and a Home Guard were killed, and two other Home Guards wounded in a firefight at a remote boarder village in Amparai district, around 5:00 a.m. Police sources said.

The Policemen and Home Guards, manning Komattalawa sentry point, foiled an LTTE attack, killing three attackers, according to the Police.

The Police recovered the three bodies and two T-56 assaulted rifles' Amparai police said. However, the LTTE has not so far commented on this incident.

The injured were admitted to the Amparai Base hospital and the bodies were transferred to the same hospital for postmortem examinations, according to hospital sources.

Komattalawa is located 20 km west of Amparai town.


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