LTTE, SLA clash in 2 fronts in Mannaar district

[TamilNet, Friday, 29 February 2008, 15:07 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters fought against Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops and foiled an SLA attempt to enter LTTE territory Thursday around 11:00 a.m at Mui’l’likku’lam in Mannaar district, after 45 minutes of fierce fighting, Mannaar LTTE Operation Command said.

Meanwhile, LTTE combatants drove back the SLA troops in a similar SLA attempt via Pa’ndivirichchaan in Mannar district Thursday around 1:00 p.m.

The confrontation lasted for an hour and the SLA troops retreated to their position.

LTTE did not suffer any casualties, LTTE command said.

 

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