Monday, May 26, 2008

7 LTTE terrorists killed, 22 wounded in Wanni and Northern clashes

s7 LTTE terrorists were killed and 22 others reported wounded during counter terrorist operations continued by military on Saturday (May 24), at the Wanni and Northern battle theaters. Two soldiers have laid their lives and 7 wounded, MCNS reported.

At the Jaffna battle theater in Muhamalai, troops have destroyed 11 LTTE bunker defences, security sources said. A soldier was also reported wounded due to an AP mine explosion in general area Nagarkovil, sources further added.

Also, the military said, a terrorist was killed and 4 others wounded during clashes between troops and LTTE in general areas at Vediyamurippu, Nedunkandal and Malithidal at the Mannar front. According to security sources, a soldier has also been wounded during the confrontations. At the Vavuniya battle front, a terrorist was reported killed and 4 other terrorists wounded in yesterday's clashes, MCNS further said.

On the Welioya front, 5 terrorists were killed and 14 others wounded during ensued confrontations between troops and LTTE in general area Janakapura. According to military a soldier was also killed and 5 other also reported wounded in the confrontations.

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