3 SLA troops dead, several injured in LTTE retaliation in Ki'laali
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 04 December 2007, 17:20 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) thwarted an attempted advance operation of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) into LTTE held Ki’laalii area Tuesday around 1:00 p.m, killing three SLA troops and injuring many, LTTE sources said. SLA began the operation with artillery, mortar and Multi-Barrel Racket fire from 4:30 a.m in preparation for the advance operation launched at midday, the sources said.
The LTTE combatants met the onslaught with intense retaliation in which three SLA troopers were killed and several others injured.
The clash lasted nearly for two hours.
Further details are not known.