2 STF killed, 6 injured in Ampaa'rai attack

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 30 December 2008, 13:31 GMT]
Two Sri Lanka Special Task Force (STF) members were killed and six injured in an attack by Liberation Tigers at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in the Ukanthai forest area in Poththuvil Police district when the Liberation Tigers ambushed an STF group deployed to conduct a large scale combing operation in the forest area, sources in Ampaa'rai said.

Additional STF troopers have been brought to the area, and the search has been intensified.

The injured troopers have been admitted to Poththuvil hospital, according to sources.

 

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