604 SLA killed in 3 days - LTTE media
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 17:53 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers, the radio broadcast of the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) in its evening broadcast on Tuesday said that 604 Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers were killed in heavy fighting in Puthukkudiyiruppu. Several hundred soldiers were wounded in the fighting, according to the VoT.
There were also reports of a Black Tiger mission, the radio said.
Meanwhile, ambulances were seen rushing casualties to the hospitals in Colombo.