Heavy casualties in Jaffna fighting

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 September 2000, 12:38 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army sources in Jaffna said 135 soldiers were wounded and at least 15 others were killed in the heavy fighting that erupted in the suburbs of Jaffna town Sunday morning.

The operation has been called off according to them.

Military sources said that the operation faced fierce resistance from the Liberation Tigers.

 

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