Tigers confirm attack on EPDP camp

[TamilNet, Sunday, 25 January 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers claimed today that they had overrun and burnt down the EPDP's camp in Punguduthivu on Friday. The Voice of Tigers radio said in its morning news bulletin today that 9 EPDP cadres were also killed in the attack which lasted only 5 minutes.

The LTTE accused the EPDP cadres of collaborating with the Sri Lanka Army and said that they had been responsible for the death of two of their members, Major Aaliyan and Captain Aravinthan, during a round up.

The LTTE had also given the list of arms captured from the EPDP, including an RPG, an LMG, 7 T-56 rifles, a T-81 rifle and 2900 rounds of ammunition.

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