SLA, Tigers clash in Vavuniyaa-Mannaar border
[TamilNet, Monday, 27 August 2007, 17:29 GMT]
At least 3 Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were killed and five wounded in a fresh offensive lauched by the SLA towards Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) controlled territory in Paalamoaddai in Vavuniyaa Mannaar border Monday around 4:00 p.m., LTTE Military Spokesman Irasiah Ilanthirayan told media in Ki'linochchi.
Fighting was heavy for more than 2 hours till 6:30 p.m.
The attack caused no casualties among the Tiger forces, Mr. Ilanthirayan said.