Two pronged SLA operation thwarted in Ma'nalaa'ru - LTTE
[TamilNet, Sunday, 02 March 2008, 16:41 GMT]
Six SLA soldiers were killed and 11 wounded when Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) confronted Sri Lanka Army (SLA) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday offering stiff resistance to the SLA that attempted to advance beyond no-go zone via two fronts at Ma'nki'ndimalai in Ma'nalaa'ru. LTTE Operations Command in Ma'nalaa'ru said that the Tigers also seized ammunitions from the SLA.
Ammunitions including RPG shells, one-thousand PK-LMG rounds, one-hundred 7.62 mm rounds and hand grenades were seized in the clearing mission after the fighting, the Tigers said.
The LTTE has not issued casualty details of their side.