Nine members of wanni tiger organization have been killed in a clash with members of Karuna faction. The incident had happened at an un-cleared area at Kanwadikulam in Trincomalee District.
According to Eastern sources the nine wanni tigers had been killed in an attack launched by members of Karuna faction targeting a wanni tiger camp. There had been an exchange of fire between the two factions for more than 40 minutes. This camp was attacked by Karuna faction on the 19th and then 11 tigers were killed.
Meanwhile, three soldiers were injured when a claymore bomb was exploded by wanni tigers at Settikulam in Vavuniya District. The incident had happened yesterday morning and the injured were admitted to Settikulam hospital.
A powerful bomb has been found on Velvetithurai Jaffna road. This had been found during a search operation. Three members of wanni tier organization who had come to set the bomb were arrested.