Tigers attack Pullukunavi STF camp

[TamilNet, Sunday, 28 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers attacked the STF camp in Pullukunavi in the early hours of the morning today around 2 a.m. Initial reports said that 17 STF commandos were killed in the attack. However details of the injured and the exact damage to the STF camp are not yet available.

The Pullukunavi STF camp was overrun by the Liberation Tigers in December 1996 by the Liberation Tigers who removed a large stock weapons from it including an 81 mm Howitzer.

The camp is located about 60 km. west of Batticaloa, on the key road that links Amparai to Maha Oya. The road runs along the boarder of the Batticaloa district with that of the Amparai District.


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