Bakmityawa STF camp attacked

[TamilNet, Monday, 04 February 2008, 06:11 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers have attacked and destroyed a Special Task Force (STC) camp in Bakmityawa in the Ampara District in the early hours of Monday, according to initial reports from the south eastern town.

The Tigers launched the attack on the STF camp around 4.30 a.m and took control of the camp within an hour, the sources said.

The Tiger commando unit set fire to several bunckers and defence posts before withdrawing from the camp, the sources added.

The STF commandos decamped in the initial stage of the attack. Details of casualties are not known, the sources added.

 

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