Navy, Air Force repulse attack on Delft island
The Navy foiled a Sea Tiger attack on the Delft
islands killing 18 LTTE cadres including four leaders yesterday
morning. The Navy also destroyed four LTTE suicide boats and
severely damaged two others with the assistance of the Air Force.
The Navy successfully repulsed the attack.
Soldier killed in Pettah claymore blast
Six others injured
One soldier was killed and six others including
three civilians injured when the LTTE detonated a claymore mine
targeting an Army bus in Reclamation Road, Pettah.