NEW DELHI, Jan 6 (KUNA) -- At least 37 Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
(LTTE) rebels and two government soldiers have been killed in the
battle-fatigued northern Sri Lanka overnight.
In the Northern Jaffna peninsula, four LTTE rebels were killed by the
security forces Sunday, the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry said in a statement at
In another incident at Muhamale area, two soldiers were killed by the LTTE,
the Ministry statement, available here, said.
Two LTTE rebels were killed in a suicide explosion in Kottadi also in
"Eight LTTE rebels were killed in Adampan area in North-western Mannar
yesterday," the Defence Ministry said.
As many as 10 LTTE rebels were killed in the Parappakandal area also in
Mannar yesterday, the Ministry said.
In northern Vavuniya, troops killed three LTTE rebels in the Kallikulam
area yesterday, the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) said today.
While two rebels were gunned down in Pullikayarkulam in Vavuniya, five LTTE
cadres were killed at Kutinchakulam area in Vavuniya also yesterday, the MCNS
In Welioya are three LTTE men were gunned down by government troops
yesterday, the Defence Ministry said. (end)
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