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Secirity News

  • Two LTTE terrorists commit suicide in Jaffna

Two LTTE terrorists committed suicide when army was about to arrest them at Kottadi in Jaffna this forenoon (January 6). The incident occurred when the troops were engaged in a cordon and search operation in the area around 11.30.a.m.

According to the defence sources in Jaffna 2 terrorists who were hiding themselves inside a toilet pit have thrown a hand grenade at troops. When the troops attempted to reach the location the terrorist have committed suicide detonating a bomb, sources added.

  • Four terrorist and two soldiers killed in clashes

The Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) says that two LTTE bunkers were destroyed and four LTTE cadres were killed in clashes occurred between army and LTTE around 8.40 this morning (January 6) in the Muhamalai defence.Also two soldiers were killed in the same area in another confrontation took place around 6. 30.a.m sources added.