LTTE-SLA clash at Puththur

[TamilNet, Sunday, 11 January 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers attacked the SLA at Puththur junction in the Thenmaratchi division of the Jaffna peninsula this evening at 6.00pm said sources in Jaffna.

They said that two soldiers had been wounded. Casualties amongst the LTTE were not known.

Army sources in Chavakachcheri said that fifteen Sri Lankan soldiers had been killed. However, this could not be independently confirmed.

 

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