Seven SLA soldiers killed - paper

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 November 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Eelanatham newspaper, the only daily published in the Vanni said yesterday in its lead story that seven SLA soldiers were killed in the Vanni on Thursday and Friday.

The Liberation Tigers attacked the SLA inside the Forward Defence lines (FDLs) of Kilinochchi SLA base, killing 4 soldiers and injuring 3.

The paper also said that 2 SLA were killed and one injured in Puliyankulam when a Sri Lankan army truck as caught in a claymore mine explosion.

One Sri Lankan soldier was killed in another claymore mine blast in Omanthai, said the paper.


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