Heavy fighting in Mullaiththeevu frontier, Tigers recover 6 SLA bodies
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 17:24 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched an offensive push in Chilaavaththai in Mullaiththeevu district Tuesday. The Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) have seized ammunitions and recovered at least 6 dead bodies of the SLA, according to the reports from Mullaiththeevu.
The Tigers have claimed that they have repulsed the SLA push in Chilaavaththai and that the SLA had suffered heavy casualties in the confrontation.
LTTE did not issue casualty details on its side.
The clearing mission was continuing.