Radio lists Tiger KIA

[TamilNet, Friday, 31 March 2000, 10:54 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers said in its special noon broadcast today that thirty one Tigers including two black Tigers and a member of the organisation's 'border force' were killed in the latest phase of Operation Unceasing Waves III in Jaffna. The total number of Tigers killed so far in the Jaffna offensive since Sunday night is sixty.

The Voice of Tigers had already reported twenty nine killed in action in the fighting in Jaffna since March 26. Of the thirty one troopers killed in the latest phase of Op.Unceasing Waves III in the southern and southeastern sectors of the peninsula:

Jaffna -12
Kilinochchi -4
Mannar -6
Batticaloa -1
Trincomalee -2
Vavuniya -1
Mullaithivu -2
Mallavi -1
Iranaithivu -1
Nedunkerni -1

Thirteen among the Tigers listed today as killed in action (KIA) by the VoT are from the female fighting units of the LTTE. One of them, according to the Radio, is a black Tiger. Seven among the 29 Tigers listed earlier as KIA in Jaffna since Sunday night by the VoT were also from the female fighting units


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