2ND LEAD

SLA offensive thwarted, bodies captured - LTTE

[TamilNet, Thursday, 03 May 2007, 09:26 GMT]
Liberation Tigers have repulsed a fresh offensive by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Vavuniya Mannar border Thursday morning, LTTE's Military Spokesman Irasiah Ilanthirayan told media in Kilinochchi. 2 dead bodies of SLA soldiers were captured with arms and ammunition by the Tigers when the SLA offensive towards Paalmpiddi by more than 300 SLA troopers was thwarted, Mr. Ilanthirayan said. A Tiger fighter was killed in action.

SLA bodies
SLA bodies


Meanwhile, travellers reaching Mannar said they heard sounds of heavy shelling Thursday morning around 7:00 a.m. in Vavuniya Mannar border area.

Further details are not available at the moment.


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