Tigers ambush SLA patrol

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 December 1997, 23:59 GMT]
Two soldiers were killed early this morning when the Liberation Tigers attacked a SLA patrol on the main trunk road from Polannaruwa to Batticaloa.

The SLA patrol was ambushed near the border town of Welikanda, about eighty kilometers north west of Batticaloa. Details of the injured army personnel were not known immediately.

Sources said that the LTTE had removed some wepons from the scene of the attack.

 

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