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One STF killed, 3 injured in Chengkaladi

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 December 2008 07:59 No Comment]

One Special Task Force (STF) member was killed and three sustained serious injuries when Liberation Tigers attacked the STF group which was lying in ambush in Karadiyanaaru, Batticaloa, along the Chengkalady-Badulla road at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, police sources said.

Although Police claim four LTTE cadres were killed in the encounter and that the Police has recovered their arms, LTTE has not confirmed the incident.

Local residents say that those killed by the STF were local cattle herders.

The killing occurred 16km north of Batticaloa town.

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