SLA soldier killed in gunfire ambush on Buttala Road

[TamilNet, Saturday, 22 November 2008, 13:59 GMT]
Unknown armed men opened fire on soldiers inside a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) point along Buttala Kathirkaamam Road at 136th Mile Post in Moneragala district Saturday evening around 5:15 p.m., according to informed military sources in the district. One SLA soldier was killed on the spot and a number of soldiers manning the post were wounded, according to the initial details.

More than 10 SLA soldiers were at duty on the point.


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