Tigers attack Kilali

[TamilNet, Monday, 01 May 2000, 17:18 GMT]
The Sri Lanka army's Kilali base on the Jaffna lagoon's southeastern coast is being attacked by the Liberation Tigers said the Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio in its night news broadcast today.

The radio said that the Kilali SLA base is the Headquarters of the 52-3 Brigade. A unit of the Sri Lanka Navy's Special Boat Squadron (SBS), a unit of the SLA's 53 division commandos and a section of the 54 division which withdrew from the Elephant Pass base are stationed at Kilali garrison, according to the radio. (The SBS is trained by the US Navy Seals).

The VoT said that ten fighters of the LTTE were killed in the fighting for Pallai yesterday.

 

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