NEW DELHI, March 21 (KUNA) -- At least 34 rebels of the Liberation Tigers
of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and one government soldier have been killed in fresh
clashes in northern Sri Lanka.
While four LTTE rebels were killed in clashes at Vilathikulam area of
Vavuniya yesterday, one rebel was killed in Janakapura in North-eastern
Welioya, Sri Lankan Defence Ministry said in a statement Friday.
Six LTTE rebels were killed in Palamoddai area of Vavuniya last night, Sri
Lanka's Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) said today.
Two rebels were killed in Muhamalai in Jaffna and three rebels were killed
in Pooneryn Road of Mannar yesterday, MCNS said.
One rebel was gunned down in Navathkulam area of Vavuniya yesterday, MCNS
In Omanthai in Vavuniya, eight rebels were killed in two explosions. In
another incident, two more rebels were killed at Janakapura in Welioya
A soldier was killed in Kiribbanwewa area in Welioya yesterday, the Defence
Four rebels were killed in Pandivirichchan in Vavuniya yesterday. Three
more were killed in Veddayanmurippu in Mannar also yesterday, the Defence
Ministry said. (end)
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