Wednesday, September 3, 2008

19 LTTE terrorists killed, 23 wounded at Palamoddai- Vavuniya

At least 19 LTTE terrorists were killed and 23 others reported wounded following intense fighting erupted between troops and LTTE, North of Palamodai general area, at the Vavuniya- Mullaittiuvu battlefront from 10a.m., till 1.30p.m., Tuesday (Sep 2).

Troops of the Task Force -2, continued steady advances into LTTE forward defence positions despite stiff resistance and have reportedly uncovered an i-com set left by LTTE, military sources said.

In addition to the LTTE fatalities, a soldier has laid his life and another wounded in the confrontations, sources further said.

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