LTTE foils STF penetration in Ampaa'rai

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 January 2008, 18:21 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters foiled an attempt by the Special Task Force (STF) to penetrate into their territory in the jungle near Kagnchikudichchaa'ru in Ampaa’rai district Thursday around 9:30 a.m, Amparai district political head of the Tigers, P. Kaviyarasan said.

STF commandos fled from the area after sustaining injuries.

There were no casualties on LTTE side, according to Mr. Kaviyarasan.

STF personnel who were on a combat mission inside the jungles of Kagnchikudichchaa'ru in Ampaa'rai district Tuesday evening had entered a booby-trapped area of LTTE. At least two STF commandos were killed and 6 wounded, resulting in the withdrawal of the STF personnel.


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