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 Post subject: SL Army Lieutenant and a Corporal Killed in Vavuniya
 Post Posted: Sat May 20, 2006 12:21 am 
SL Army Lieutenant and a Corporal Killed in Vavuniya

19MAY2006

The Sri Lankan army says an officer and another soldier have been killed in an attack on one of their bases by Tamil Tiger rebels. The army said the attack took place near the northern town of Vavuniya, close to rebel-held territory.

Tamil Tigers, taking cover behind their Forward Defence Line (FDL) in un-cleared areas of maruthamadu, ariyakirittakulam area in omanthai, vavuniya, Friday (19) morning at about 9.00 a.m. Directed fire towards the FDL of troops, killing one officer and a soldier.

Lieutenant K.A.A.S. Kodithuwakku and Corporal W.D.P. Wijetunga died in the attack. One more Lance Corporal injured in the fire was rushed to hospital.


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