LTTE, SLA clash in Vavuniya Mannar border

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 May 2007, 14:15 GMT]
Liberation Tigers Tuesday said they repulsed another Sri Lankan offensive in Vavuniyaa Mannaar border around 2:30 p.m. LTTE's field officials claimed to have recovered a dead body of a Sri Lankan trooper and military hardware including an AK-LMG after putting up stiff resistance against the SLA for 30 minutes. Two LTTE fighters were killed in action.

The Sri Lankan troopers who launched the offensive towards Ku'richuddaku'lam, west of Thampanai area in Vavuniya Mannar border, were forced to withdraw after sustaining heavy casualties, according to LTTE field officials.


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