Kilinochchi battle continues

[TamilNet, Friday, 06 February 1998, 23:59 GMT]
The Voice of Tigers radio said in its night broadcast 9 p.m. (15.00 GMT) that there was fighting with the SLA today when Sri Lankan army troops tried to advance into areas recently captured by the LTTE.

The radio did not give details of the fighting nor the location. The Sri Lankan government continued to maintain a silence on the situation in Kilinochchi.

Meanwhile, one civilian was wounded when the Sri Lankan Police in Valaichenai shelled the nearby village of Karuvaakerni this morning around 9 a.m.

The person was identified as George Raj Dominic, 36.

All the shells fired by the Police had fallen within a five hundred meter radius.


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