Tigers overrun Pullaaveli camp -radio

[TamilNet, Sunday, 12 December 1999, 15:55 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio said this evening that the Tigers have overrun the Pullaaveli Sri Lanka Army (SLA) camp, west of Vettrilaikerni.

The radio said that this strategically situated Sri Lanka Army camp was attacked by the Liberation Tigers after they over ran the Kaddaiakaadu and Vettrilaikerni camps east of Elephant Pass.

According to the radio the Liberation Tigers have captured a large haul of arms and ammunition from these army camps. The radio said 38 LTTE have been killed in the fighting.

Meanwhile hospital sources in Jaffna said four civilians were wounded at Thanankilappu, a coastal hamlet north of Kilaly, in the Thenmaradchi Division of the Peninsula this morning.

According to the sources they are identified as: Nakanathan Selvaratnam,48, Selvaratnam Dayananthan,20, Mahalingam Sukirthan,14, and Kasipillai Rani,57.

Sources in Jaffna Sri Lanka Army soldiers stationed at Achchelu fired several shells towards Thanankilappu through out the night yesterday. Several houses were also damaged, they added.

 

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