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12 LTTE rebels killed in fresh clashes in embattled N. Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI, May 27 (KUNA) -- At least 12 rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have been killed in battle fatigued Northern Sri Lanka.
As many as six LTTE rebels were killed in Maruthamadu, Vedamkulam, Periyamadhu and Palamoddai in Vavuniya yesterday, Sri Lankan Defence Ministry said in a statement at Colombo Tuesday.
On the Mannar front six more LTTE rebels were killed yesterday, the Ministry said. (end) dr.bs KUNA 272227 May 08NNNN