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Nine killed in Lanka fighting: military
May 14, 2007 14:00 IST
At least eight Tamil Tiger rebels and a soldier were killed in separate clashes in Sri Lanka's restive north, the military said on Monday.
Seven rebels and a soldier were killed in a gunfight in Vavuniya district while another rebel was shot dead by troops in the Jaffna peninsula last evening, the military said in a statement.
There was no immediate word from the rebels about the military's claims.