SLA officer killed in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 24 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
Two soldiers and a major of the SLA were killed yesterday around 4.30 p.m in Mirusuvil, in the Thenmaradchi sector of Jaffna when the Liberation Tigers set off a claymore mine on an army patrol.

The condition of two other soldiers who were also caught in the ambush is said to be very serious. The SLA officer who was killed in Mirusuvil has been identified as Major Jayatillaka.

 

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