New SLA thrust repulsed - radio
[TamilNet, Friday, 05 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers said this morning that the Liberation Tigers had beaten back a fresh massive two pronged thrust by the Jayasikurui troops yesterday, killing more than one hundred Sri Lankan army soldiers.
The VOT radio also said that more than one hundred weapons had been captured from the SLA.
The VOT said that Jayasikurui troops had attempted to launch two simultaneous thrusts out of their current positions east of Kanakarayan Kulam and in the Nayinamadu - Mathiyamadu area.
The fighting had lasted till 3 p.m. in the afternoon yesterday the radio said.
19.11.97 LTTE stems 'Jaya Sikirui'