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Adampan, Mannar Clash kills 2, Injures 39 Sri Lankan SF

Dec 27, 2007, 03:52 Digg this story!

Mannar - The Sri Lankan security forces (SF) and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fought a fierce battle in Adampan, Mannar area using artillery and mortars at least 2 were killed and 39 SF troopers badly injured in the fighting on Wednesday morning were airlifted to the Anudradhapura hospital, according to the informed military sources in Mannar.


Fighting has flared in recent months across the many front lines area in the north bordering the De Facto state of the LTTE.


SF troopers faced heavy resistant from the LTTE and fifteen LTTE were killed and nineteen were injured in clashes before troops captured six LTTE bunker, military said.


Sri Lanka continues with its military options amid the warning from the International community and many rights groups. The International Community repeatedly urging both parties to find a negotiated settlement to the genuine grievances of the minority.


The civil war in Sri Lanka killed at least 80,000 people while half a million people internally displaced and over million people externally displaced. At least 5,800 people have been killed in last two years alone, a right group said.



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