NEW DELHI, June 8 (KUNA) -- At least 31 cadres of the Liberation Tigers of
Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and a government soldier have been killed in fresh clashes
across Northern Sri Lanka.
At least two LTTE cadres were killed in encounters in North-west Mannar
yesterday, Sri Lankan Defence Ministry said in a statement Sunday.
In the general areas of Nagarkovil and Muhamale in Jaffna, one rebel was
killed and five others injured yesterday, the Ministry said.
At the Vavuniya 17 more rebels were killed yesterday, the statement said,
adding, one trooper was also killed in Northern Sri Lanka clashes.
At least eight LTTE rebels were killed in clashes in Janakapura,
Kokuthduvai and Kiribbanwewa in North-east Welioya yesterday, the Ministry
In Welioya three LTTE cadres were killed today, Sri Lanka's Media Centre
for National Security said. (end)
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