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Ten LTTE rebels, five soldiers killed in North Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI, May 5 (KUNA) -- At least 10 rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and five government soldiers were killed and over 60 injured in fresh clashes in Northern Sri Lanka Monday.
As many as five government soldiers were killed and 14 injured during clashes with the LTTE at Muhamalai in Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lankan Defence Ministry said in a statement at Colombo.
At least ten 10 LTTE rebels were killed and 52 wounded in the clashes, the Defence Ministry said.
On April 23, nearly 200 were killed and 1,000 injured in a fierce clash between LTTE and the government in the Muhamalai area (end) dr.mb KUNA 052336 May 08NNNN