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3 Tamil rebels killed in clash in eastern Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan soldiers attacked a group of Tamil Tiger rebels in the volatile east on Tuesday, killing at least three guerrillas.

world Updated: Jun 19, 2007 21:33 IST
AP

Sri Lankan soldiers attacked a group of Tamil Tiger rebels in the volatile east on Tuesday, killing at least three guerrillas, the military said.

Soldiers confronted the rebels in eastern Batticaloa district while they were fleeing a military operation in the area, an official at the Defence Ministry's media centre said on customary condition of anonymity.

First Published: Jun 19, 2007 21:20 IST