LTTE thwarts SLA advance attempt in Adampan, Mannaar

[TamilNet, Friday, 07 December 2007, 18:16 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) thwarted an attempt made by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) to advance from Maanthai into Adampan Friday morning in a fierce fight against the SLA which lasted from 9:00 a.m until 3:00 p.m, sources in Mannaar said. Both sides have not released any information.

A large number of SLA troops engaged on the advance attempt supported by heavy Multi-Barrel Rocket launcher, artillery and mortar fire.

Military helicopters were seen flying from the site where the fighting took place.

Weapons and ammunition of the SLA abandoned by the withdrawing troops are found lying scattered at the site, the sources said.

 

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