Tigers release photos of Kugnchupparanthan battle

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 10:45 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) on Tuesday released photos from the pitched battle reported on Sunday between Uruththirapuram and Kugnchup-paranthan. The Tigers had claimed at least 43 SLA soldiers were killed, 70 wounded and that they had recovered 8 dead bodies of the SLA soldiers. LTTE officials, who provided photos to media also revealed the identity of a Sri Lankan soldier as 20-year-old Inthika Ruwankumara from Polgahamulla, Angkada, Gamewela.

The photos display the victimisation of young generation Sinhalese into the war by the Sri Lankan state, commented the Tiger officials, who were observing Heroes Remembrance Days this week.

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A pitched battle was reported when SLA attempted to advance through Uruththirapuram [Photo: LTTE]
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LTTE fighters on clearing mission on Sunday [Photo: LTTE]


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Identity card of a SLA soldier killed in Vanni
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A Tiger fighter engaged in clash at Kugnchup-paranthan [Photo: LTTE]
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RPG and shells seized by the Tigers
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Rounds and military accessories seized by the Tigers


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LTTE clearing mission on the following day [Photo: LTTE]


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