2ND LEAD (UPDATE)

Two pronged SLA operation thwarted - LTTE

[TamilNet, Sunday, 22 July 2007, 14:34 GMT]
Liberation Tigers put up stiff resistance against the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) causing heavy losses to the SLA units that launched a two-pronged offensive near Mu'l'likku'lam along the Forward Defence Line in Mannaar, according to LTTE Military Spokesman Irasiah Ilanthirayan. Five LTTE fighters were killed in action.

The fighting which broke out at 3:00 p.m. was brought to an end around 6:00 p.m.

LTTE forces were engaged in a search operation in the area, Mr. Ilanthirayan said.

 

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