SLA, LTTE clash in Ki’laali FDL
[TamilNet, Sunday, 17 August 2008, 05:30 GMT]
Heavy clashes between Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Ki’laali Northern Front Defence Lines (FDL) erupted Saturday afternoon, lasting for an hour and again in the evening fighting erupted around 6:00 p.m and went on till 7:00 p.m,. Heavy artillery and Multi-barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) fire were exchanged in the clashes. No information is available about casualties.
Following the afternoon clashes SLA launched artillery fire from its bases in Jaffna peninsula towards LTTE held territories until evening.
Jaffna peninsula kept reverberating during the clashes and SLA artillery fire from its bases in the peninsula.
Tension keeps building up in the northern FDL areas from day to day.