Artillery duel in Northern Front

[TamilNet, Sunday, 09 March 2008, 11:05 GMT]
An intense artillery duel was reported across Mukamaalai and Naakarkoayil in the Northern Front Sunday from 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m., sources in Thenmaraadchi said. LTTE fired artillery shells had hit Sri Lanka Army (SLA) positions in Thenmaraadchi.

Tension prevailed in Southern Thenmaraadchi where civilian areas have become militarized zone. Only a few civilians managed to flee the militarized zone, sources there said.

The warring parties are yet to release details of the confrontation.


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