3 SLA killed, 16 wounded in Mannaar - LTTE

[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 January 2008, 15:55 GMT]
Liberation Tigers Operations Command in Mannaar claimed it repulsed a ground movement of the Sri Lanka Army towards Paalaikkuzhi Thursday morning following a confrontation that lasted from 6:00 a.m till 8:15 a.m. The Tigers further said SLA soldiers suffered casualties in booby traps while withdrawing from their mission. One LTTE fighter was killed in action.

The SLA had launched the ground movement with heavy artillery support and mortar fire.

 

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