SLA mortar base neutralised in artillery fire - LTTE

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 04 June 2008, 10:41 GMT]
A key Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camp with its mortar launchpad at Ezhuthumadduvaa'l in the Northern Front was targeted by Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) artillery guns Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m., LTTE officials in Vanni told media. Claiming that the mortar launchpad was neutralised in the attack, the Tigers said that the SLA had suffered heavy casualties in the artillery barrage.

Ezhuthumadduvaa'l camp of the SLA is located 3 km northwest of Mukamaalai Forward Defence Line.

Heavy explosions continued for two hours inside the SLA installation, according to the LTTE officials.

 

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