Military activity in Mankulam area

[TamilNet, Friday, 08 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Three SLA soldiers were wounded in Mannakulam, southwest of Mankulam, when the Liberation Tigers fired mortars on troops of Operation Jeyasikurui yesterday, said SLA sources in Vavuniya.

Meanwhile the Voice of Tigers (VoT) said in its morning broadcast that one female LTTE fighter, Sukanya (Sukanthi Navaratnam, Trincomalee) died yesterday in a clash with the SLA in Kilinochchi.

Meanwhile, SLAF helicopters flew several sorties toward Mankulam yesterday night, and this morning, said local residents in the northern town of Vavuniya.

However, it could not be confirmed if there were any fighting in the Mankulam sector, said sources.

 

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