Heavy exchange of artillery fire at Thenmaradchi FDLs

[TamilNet, Sunday, 14 January 2007, 11:12 GMT]
Exchange of heavy artillery and rocket fire in the Forward Defence Line (FDL) positions at Muhamalai and other areas in Thenmaradchi between the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) continued from Saturday evening until Sunday early morning, sources in Jaffna said. Small fire arms too were used in the clashes Sunday which lasted for more than an hour. No information on casualties is available.

The SLA has not officially reported any injury or casualty on its side.

Sporadic exchanges heavy artillery and mortar fire, has been going for the last two days in the Thenmaradchi FDL positions, and intensified Saturday evening, the sources added.

No official reports about the clashes have been released yet by either side.

 

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