STF, LTTE exchange mortar fire in Ampaa'rai

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 25 September 2007, 18:20 GMT]
Sri Lanka Special Task Force (STF) launched mortar shells Tuesday around 2:30 p.m from their base in Kagnchikuddichchaa'ru in Ampaa'rai district, on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) held areas in Ampaa'rai. LTTE retaliated with mortar shells, Ampaa'rai district LTTE Political Head Kaviyarasan said.

LTTE did not suffer any casualties in the exchange of mortar shells which lasted until 3:00 p.m., Kaviyarasan said

No civilian casualties were reported.

LTTE shells fell and exploded inside Kagnchikuddichchaar'ru STF base, but information is not available on casualty figures.

 

Latest 15 Reports
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=23374