Two STF commandos killed in Tiger ambush in Ampaa'rai

[TamilNet, Monday, 17 September 2007, 21:38 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) launched an ambush attack of Sri Lanka Task Force (STF) patrol unit Monday around 9:40 a.m at Bakmitiyawa in Ampaa'rai district, killing two and seriously injuring three of the troops in the unit, LTTE sources in Ampaa'rai said.

LTTE has recently stepped up guerilla warfare in Ampaa'rai district, causing significant losses to the STF

The bodies of the troopers killed have been handed over to Ampaa'rai base hospital.

 

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