Sporadic violence kills 5
[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 December 1998, 22:32 GMT]
One soldier was killed when the Liberation Tigers attacked a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) unit on its way to Panichchankerni bridge from local SLA camp yesterday (December 23) around 7.10 am, the Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio said in its night news bulletin.
The radio said that the LTTE had recovered a T-81 gun, magazine 01 and medium size rounds 30 from the killed soldier.
Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence said in a statement issued this morning that 4 Liberation Tigers were killed in two incidents in the Vanni yesterday, three Northwest of Mankulam and another North of Oddusudan.