2 STF killed in Batticaloa ambush - LTTE
[TamilNet, Friday, 05 December 2008, 12:13 GMT]
A Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) officer and a commando were killed at Karadiyanaa'ru in Batticaloa district Thursday around 12:30 p.m. when Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) fighters clashed with the STF engaged in a search operation, the Tigers have claimed from Batticaloa.
Two STF commandos sustained injuries, according to LTTE claim.
No information was available from the Sri Lankan Police on the clash claimed by the Tigers.