Fighting said continuing

[TamilNet, Thursday, 28 October 1999, 22:07 GMT]
Heavy fighting erupted when the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched an operation at about around 9 a.m. today to advance on three fronts in the Ampakamam area, about 12 km. north-east of Mankulam, sources close to the LTTE in London said this evening.

The sources said Sri Lankan Army and the Liberation Tigers are exchanging heavy artillery and mortar fire.

Details of causalities were not known, the sources added.

Meanwhile SLA sources said this evening at least 4 soldiers were killed and 11 wounded in the fighting today in the Vanni.

 

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