SLA intensifies attack on LTTE territory in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 February 2007, 21:35 GMT]
Batticaloa district plunged into darkness due to interruption of electricity supply following a 15 minute heavy artillery and Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) barrage by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) from Batticaloa Brigade camp and Mylambaveli SLA camp on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) held territories , Saturday from 6:30 p.m., sources in Batticaloa said.

SLA shells fell and exploded in Ayithiyamalai, Karadianary, Pankudaveli and other areas in the LTTE held territory.

Most areas in Batticaloa district shook due to the barrage, and areas in Batticaloa district suffered loss of electricity supply.

Casualties in the LTTE held areas were not available.


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