More Tigers killed in battles
Security Forces confronting LTTE resistance to rescue trapped
civilians killed score of LTTE cadres including an LTTE leader and
recovered arms and ammunition in Karayanmullivaikkal on Wednesday.
Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said troops in newly
liberated areas, following battles raged in the Karayanmullivaikkal on
Wednesday have found 19 bodies of Tiger cadres including an LTTE senior
cadre. "An LTTE leader known as Kannikaran was among the LTTE cadres
killed on the Wednesday's fight", he added.
Troops also recovered 21 T56 assault riffles, a 12.7mm weapon, a
Multi Purpose Machine Gun, a Light Machine Gun, an FNC weapon, a 12.7mm
gun barrel, three claymore mines each weighing 12.5kg, a disposable
Rocket Propeller Grenade, an improvised mortar launcher and two I-com