SLA sergeant injured in Vavunativu

[TamilNet, Friday, 04 August 2006, 18:43 GMT]
M.Jayantha, 35 years, a Sri Lankan Army (SLA) Sergeant on guard duty at the Vavunativu SLA Camp was injured in an attack on the camp by LTTE cadres at the LTTE Forward Defense Lines (FDL) around 7:00 a.m. Friday, Batticaloa Police said. The injured trooper was admitted to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital for treatment.

P.Thayamohan, the LTTE Political Head for Batticaloa District, said that the cadres manning the FDL retaliated against an SLA artillery attack and gunfire towards the LTTE controlled area.

The SLA said that the LTTE attacked first.


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