Home » Headline, News

Heavy fighting breaks out in ‘safety zone’ border

[TamilNet, Sunday, 19 April 2009 21:00 No Comment]

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched a fresh ground offensive in the early hours of Monday around 2:00 a.m. targeting Iraddai-vaaykkaal, according to TamilNet correspondent in Vanni. Heavy shelling and exchange of gunfire was reported. Shelling targeted Iraddai-vaaykkaal, Mu’l'li-vaaykkaal, Valaignarmadam and Pokk’anai areas.

There have been civilian casualties. Details are yet to emerge.


[Full Coverage]

(For updates you can share with your friends, follow TNN on Facebook, Twitter and Google+)

Comments are closed.