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Two Tigers on Infiltration Attempt Shot Dead

MULLAITTIVU:  ARMY troops operating in the north of PUTUMATTALAN observed two LTTE terrorists on their abortive attempt to infiltrate the 55 Division Defence Line east of CHALAI lagoon Thursday (9) evening around 6.15 p.m..

Alert soldiers on duty shot and killed both the terrorists before they executed their mission.

During subsequent search, troops recovered the two dead bodies, two Identity Cards and four hand grenades from the possession of the terrorists.

Further clearing operations continued.