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DPU soldier killed along LTTE Defence Line

[TamilNet, Sunday, 15 July 2007, 13:41 GMT]
A soldier belonging to Sri Lanka Army's (SLA's) Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) was killed Sunday noon at Paalamoaddai, and unknown number of soliders injured during a clash along Liberation Tigers Forward Defence Line (FDL) in Vavuniyaa-Mannaar border, LTTE field officials told media. The DPU team withdrew, leaving behind soldier's body and a T56-2 rifle.

The clash occurred when the DPU team was attempted to infiltrate into Liberation Tigers' territory and was confronted by the border unit of the LTTE. Number of injured DPU members are not known.

Five persons, inclduing Tamileelam Health Service personnel and civilians were killed in a Claymore mine attack by a Deep Penetration Unit (DPU) of the Sri Lanka Army inside Vanni near Mangku'lam on the 7th of July.

SLA's DPU has been targetting Civil Health Service vehicles insdie LTTE controlled areas, in violation of rules of war after start of shadow war waged by Colombo and the SLA-backed paramilitaries.


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