Tigers locate SLA dead body, seize weapons in Ma'nalaa'ru

[TamilNet, Saturday, 19 January 2008, 16:54 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers Operations Command in Ma'nalaa'ru said that the Tigers repulsed a two pronged Sri Lanka Army movement at Ma'nki'ndimalai in Ma'nalaa'ru (Weli Oya) Saturday afternoon following stiff resistance that lasted for more than one hour. Four SLA soldiers were killed, the Tigers said. A dead body of an SLA soldier was recovered and a T-56-2 assault rifle and a Claymore mine were seized by the LTTE in the clearing mission.

The fighting began at 1:30 p.m. and lasted till 2:40 p.m.

There were no LTTE casualties in Ma'nalaa'ru fighting on Saturday, the Tigers said.

 

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