SLA killed, 4 soldiers lose legs in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 April 2008, 16:54 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) defensive units confronted the Sri Lanka Army in Paalamoaddai and Naavatku'lam in Vavuniyaa district on Sunday. At Paalamoaddai one SLA soldier was killed at 12:30 p.m. when the SLA attempted to advance, the Tigers said. Three SLA soldiers were wounded, two of them lost their legs. At Naavatku'lam Tigers seized a T-56 assault rifle, the Tigers said.

The fighting at Paalamoaddai lasted for one hour.

Two SLA soldiers were wounded at Naavatku'lam when they launched an attack on a LTTE post. Both the soldiers were wounded in their legs. The skirmish was reported between 9:45 a.m. and 10:20 a.m.


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