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2 SLA killed in Maha Oya, arms seized - LTTE

[TamilNet, Monday, 15 September 2008, 10:24 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were killed when Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) ambushed a motorbike patrol of the SLA in Maha Oya area, situated between Batticaloa district and Badulla district Monday morning around 7:30 a.m., the Tigers said adding that they seized a AK-47 and a T-56-type-2 assault rifles from the SLA with ammunitions.

Three magazines, 90 rounds and two hand grenades were also seized the Tigers said.

The motorbike was completely destroyed by the guerrillas, according to the LTTE officials.

 

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