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10 killed in Sri Lanka violence

August 15, 2007 15:32 IST

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Lankan military attacks LTTE, 4 killed

Nine Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam guerrillas and a government soldier were killed in separate clashes in northern Sri Lanka [Images], the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Troops and the LTTE exchanged fire along a de facto border in the Wanni region on Tuesday evening, the ministry said.

It said six Tigers and a soldier were killed in the gunfight.

Another three Tigers were shot dead by army personnel at Weli Oya on Tuesday, the ministry said adding, troops suffered no casualties.

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