Clashes kill 4

[TamilNet, Saturday, 30 January 1999, 20:13 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) head-quarters in Palali, Jaffna said in a press note issued today that troops operating ahead of their Forward Defence Lines northwest of Mankulam, sniped and killed 3 LTTE members on 28 January.

The note further said that on 29 January, SLA troops destroyed an LTTE bunker with rocket propelled grenade (RPG) fire, at Paranthan, at 2.55pm.

The LTTE retaliated killing one SLA soldier said the note, adding 3 soldiers received minor injuries.

 

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