4 STF killed, arms seized in Ampaa'rai - LTTE

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 September 2008, 13:04 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam officials in Ampaa'rai on Tuesday claimed four Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) soldiers were killed and two wounded at Sannasi malaiyadi near Ukanthai, bordering Ampaa'rai and Hambantota districts, Tuesday around 12:30 in a Tiger guerrilla ambush. A Colt Commando rifle and a T-56 assault rifle with ammunitions were seized by the Tigers, they said. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan police said one STF sergeant and a home-guard were killed at a police point at 10th mile post in Paa'nama area.

The Tigers said four hand grenades, four T-56 magazines, five Colt Commando magazines, 180 rounds for Colt Commando rifle and 150 rounds for T-56 rifles with Holsters and water cans were also seized by their guerrillas.

Police identified the killed STF trooper as Anurasiri and the Civil Defence Force homeguard as Kulasiri.


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