Tiger shell Olumadu SLA position

[TamilNet, Thursday, 11 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
Sri Lankan army sources said this morning that one soldier was killed and four wounded when the Liberation Tigers shelled the Forward Defence Localities of Op. Jayasikurui at Olumadu which is three kilometers east of Mankulam on the road to Mullaithivu through Ottisuddan.

A military jeep was destroyed at this spot some weeks ago when it hit a powerful pressure mine.

The SLA is concerned that the LTTE is able to infiltrate and plant powerful mines inside their well defended base complex at Paranthan.


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