Two Tigers killed in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Monday, 05 January 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers (VOT) radio said today that two of the LTTE operatives in Jaffna were killed in a confrontation with the Sri Lankan Army at Sarasalai, on Saturday, January 3.
The radio gave their names as Capt. Nallavan (Nagaratnam Ananthavel, Jaffna) and Capt. Karmekan alias Buttho (Lawrence Amalakanthan, Jaffna).
A press release issued by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence said that the two Tigers were killed in a cordon and search operation and that an assault rifle and 4 grenades had been recovered.