Sri Lanka says troops killed at least 32 LTTE members
data map; Sri Lanka LTTE militants.
15, Sri Lanka Defense Ministry said in a statement, the Sri Lankan government troops in northeastern Sri Lanka killed at least 32 LTTE members 名泰米尔伊 Ram, government forces continue to move forward, a complete end to LTTE soon.
15, Agence France-Presse quoted the Sri Lankan Defense Ministry statement reported that 13 government troops last one in the LTTE areas to 塞普图库迪伊 Rupp killed 30 LTTE members and two members 14 Japanese were killed.
statement said: “LTTE hiding ground step by step approach to … … a heavy blow to the LTTE.”
LTTE did not respond. But support the LTTE Tamilnet website said the Sri Lankan military direction of the Government to establish a “safe zone” fire, resulting in 69 levels were killed, including 19 children.
immediately on Sri Lanka’s military denied the claim, falsely accused the LTTE of civilian casualties.
take into account the safety of personnel, media reporters, rescue workers and international observers are unable to enter the conflict area, is difficult to confirm the casualties.
Although the Sri Lankan government has repeatedly denied that the United Nations High Commissioner for Human 纳瓦内泰姆皮 13 Levin stressed that since January 20, the Sri Lankan government and the LTTE since the conflict broke out, about 2800 civilians death. The United Nations estimates, about 150,000 to 180,000 civilians are still trapped in the LTTE-controlled areas.
by Sri Lankan military say the LTTE is now trapped in a small area northeast of Sri Lanka, more than 20 years of this conflict is expected to end in the near future. (Xinhua News Agency Reuters)