SLA trooper killed in Mukamaalai clash
[TamilNet, Saturday, 19 January 2008, 19:18 GMT]
The forward movement by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troopers Saturday afternoon intending to attack the sentry towers of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eeelam (LTTE) in Mukamaalai area was beaten due to stiff resistance by LTTE fighters, LTTE sources from the Northern Front Line said.
One SLA trooper was killed and many others injured by booby traps during the 20 minute clash that began in the morning at 6:00 a.m.
LTTE sources confirmed that there were no losses on the LTTE side.