Sunday, June 29, 2008

12 LTTE killed, over 30 wounded in Vavuniya and Welioya

At least 12 LTTE terrorists were killed and over 30 wounded as fighting continued between troops and LTTE in the Vavuniya and Welioya battle fronts on Friday (June 27), security sources said.

According to MCNS, 12 terrorists were reported killed and 23 others injured during confrontations erupted ahead of LTTE defences North of Kiriibbanwewa and Welioya. 3 soldiers have laid their lives and 8 wounded during yesterday's fighting in Vavuniya and Welioya, MCNS further reported.

In the Vavuniya battle front, 7 LTTE terrorists have received injuries MCNS added citing ground troops. According to reports received, a total of 44 LTTE terrorists were killed and over 48 injured on Friday in Mannar, Vavuniya and Welioya at the Wanni theatre of battle.

Earlier, on Thursday (26) military reports confirmed that 22 LTTE terrorists were killed and 14 wounded, in addition to 10 others who were believed either killed or seriously injured in the Wanni battles. 2 soldiers have laid their lives and 9 wounded in the clashes, according to military reports.

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