Civilian killed in artillery fire in Mirusuvil

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 October 2006, 01:41 GMT]
A civilian from Thavasikkulam, Mirusuvil in Thenmarachchi region was killed when a shell exploded in the area around 6:00 pm Wednesdy, civil sources said. Sporadic exchange of artillery fire between Liberation Tigers and the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) continues across Muhamalai Forward Defense Lines (FDL), according to residents in Thenmaradchy.

Meanwhile, heavy fighting between Sri Lankan Navy (SLN) and Liberation Tigers was reported near the coast of Karainagar in Jaffna Islets Wednesday night.

No additional details on the clash are available.


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