SLA Major, 5 soldiers killed in Kudumpimalai
[TamilNet, Friday, 06 July 2007, 08:51 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Army Major and five soldiers were killed and seven wounded Friday morning in Kudumpimalai (Thoppikkal) jungle when SLA troops confronted fighters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE), according to military sources in the Eastern city of Batticaloa. In the North, 3 soldiers were killed on Thursday when fighting erupted in Vavuniyaa-Mannaar border.
10 soldiers were wounded in the fighting on Thursday between Pampaimadu and Uyilangku'lam, informed military sources said.
Military officials in Colombo claimed 15 LTTE fighters were killed in the fighting along the FDLs in Vavuniyaa on Thursday.
Wounded soldiers from Vavuniyaa border were admitted at Anuradhapura hospital.