SLA directs MBRL, artillery fire on LTTE positions

[TamilNet, Sunday, 17 June 2007, 17:12 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) directed artillery barrage and multi barrel rocket launcher (MBRL) fire against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Front Line Defence (FDL) positions in Poonakari, Ki'laali, and Mukamaalai from SLA bases inside Jaffna district Saturday night, sources in Jaffna said. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) kfir fast attack crafts circled over the peninsula day time Saturday, the sources added.

Jaffna peninsula residents expect major clashes to erupt any moment. Tension prevails across Jaffna district, according to civil society sources.

Sunday was comparatively calm without any sounds of artillery or gunfire, Jaffna residents said.


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