Tigers, SLA clashes in Vanni

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 20 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Five Sri Lankan Army soldiers were killed and twelve wounded when the Liberation Tigers attacked forward defences of the Paranthan SLA camp this morning around 5.30 a.m., said SLA sources.

The injured soldiers have been removed to the Anuradhapura hospital, they said.

Unconfirmed reports reaching Vavuniya said ten Liberation Tigers died in the attack.

Elsewhere, the Liberation Tigers fired mortars on SLA positions east of Olumadu in the Vanni, Monday night.

Five SLA soldiers were killed in the mortar fire which went on till Tuesday morning, said sources in Vavuniya.

The forward defences of the Sri Lankan Army camp at Madukkanthai, 8 k.m. east of Vavuniya came under attack by the Liberation Tigers, last night, said SLA sources in Vavuniya.

However, the attack was repulsed and the SLA did not suffer any casualties, said SLA sources.

 

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