62 SLA soldiers killed in 3 fronts in Vanni - LTTE

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 October 2008, 10:45 GMT]
Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) officials in Vanni told media that their defensive formations put up stiff resistance against the SLA offensive units that attempted to advance on three fronts in southern Ki'linochchi district from 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday. 26 SLA soldiers were killed in Akkaraayan - Mu'rika'ndi sector, 16 in Vanni Vizhaangku'lam and 20 in Vannearikku'lam. The SLA offensive units were pushed back in all three fronts the Tigers said claiming that 49 SLA soldiers were wounded in Akkaraayan and 23 in Vanni Vizhaangku'lam. The Tigers also claimed to have seized arms and ammunition in the clearing mission in the evening.

The heavy fighting on Tuesday comes after days of continual artillery and Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher fire with several airstrikes on Ki'linochchi town and its suburbs. The LTTE officials did not issue details of their casualties.

 

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