10:10 AM

19 LTTE killed, 3 wounded in clashes

At least 19 LTTE terrorists were killed and 3 wounded in clashes at the Wanni and Northern fronts on Tuesday (18), according to military reports received.

In Muhamalai, Jaffna a LTTE terrorist was reported killed in a SLA sniper attack yesterday at 3.30p.m.

Meanwhile, intermittent clashes erupted at the Vavuniya front as troops continued to move further into LTTE defences security sources said. According to reports received 3 terrorists were killed and 2 wounded when troops confronted an LTTE ground movement in general area Karampaikkulama, at 10.40a.m. A soldier was also reported injured during the confrontation.