Tigers attack SLA in Vanni - 6 killed

[TamilNet, Thursday, 25 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
Six SLA soldiers, including an officer were killed in two separate attacks in the Vanni by the Liberation Tigers last evening.

Two soldiers and a lieutenant were killed yesterday around 6.30 p.m when LTTE attacked the forward defence lines (FDL) of the SLA in Kilinochchi.

In another incident further south in Kannaddy on the Vavuniya - Mannar road, three soldiers were killed when the Liberation Tigers stormed a listening post (LP).

Casualties on the LTTE's side are not known.

 

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