Three Tigers killed - SLA

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 December 1998, 18:59 GMT]
Three Liberation Tigers were shot dead by the government forces in fresh clashes in the Vanni region security sources said. Soldiers on duty ahead of their defences sniped and killed two tigers north west of Oddusuddan and another tiger member was killed in a sniper fire at Kilinochchi on Wednesday, said the sources.

In the area west of Velankulam, one soldier was injured in an anti personnel mine explosion and two navy personnel were wounded in a claymore mine attack by the LTTE, the sources added.

According to the operational head quarters of the Ministry of Defence, a small stock of arms and ammunition were recovered in an abandoned house at Kokuvil in the Jaffna district.

This recovery was made by the security forces on a tip off by the civilians in the area, the communiqué issued by the operational head quarters said.

Meanwhile two senior government officials who are on an official visit to the LTTE held areas in the Vanni from December 8, have visited several places in Mullaithivu and Kilinochchi districts, government sources said.

They met local government and non governmental officials and the displaced people in the Mullaithivu and Kilinochchi districts, the sources added.

They went to Madhu today and are expected to return to Colombo after visiting Mannar on Friday.

The two officials are Dr.David Ratnavel, the chairman of the Presidential Task Force of Human Disaster Management, and N.Obadage the Commissioner General of Essential Services (CGES) and chairman of Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority for North (RRAN).


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