35 SLA killed, 60 wounded in Northwestern frontier - LTTE
[TamilNet, Monday, 19 January 2009, 14:47 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) officials Monday said their defensive formations clashed with Sri Lanka Army (SLA) for 24 hours in the Northwestern frontier of LTTE held territory till the SLA was pushed back from Neththaliyaattup paalam Monday. The Tigers claimed 35 SLA soldiers were killed and at least 60 wounded. Heavy fighting is reported also in southeastern frontier of the LTTE held territory.
The Tigers said they seized several arms and ammunitions from the SLA in Neththaliyaa'ru.
The LTTE didn't provide casualty details of their side.