NEW DELHI, May 8 (KUNA) -- At least 26 rebels of the Liberation Tigers of
Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and one government soldier have been killed in fresh
clashes in battle-fatigued Northern Sri Lanka.
At least ten LTTE cadres and one soldier were killed in Adampan in Mannar
yesterday. Three LTTE cadres were killed in Kanthakulam North in Mannar
yesterday, MCNS said.
Five rebels were killed in North-western Mannar yesterday, the Sri Lankan
Defence Ministry said today in a statement at Colombo. One LTTE rebel was
gunned down in Vediyamurippu in Mannar yesterday. While one rebel was killed
in Kurukandal area in Mannar, as many as three LTTE cadres were killed in
Palampidi in Vavuniya yesterday, the Ministry said.
At least two LTTE rebels were gunned down in Navathkulam in Vavuniya
yesterday, the Ministry statement said. (end)
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