60 Soldiers Killed in Rebel Attacks

From Times Wire Reports

Separatist Tamil rebels launched major attacks on two northern military camps, killing 60 soldiers and wounding 232. The military said 500 rebels were believed to be dead or injured. The Defense Ministry reported attacks on the Elephant Pass and Paranthan military camps but said soldiers pushed the guerrillas back. The military gave the rebel toll based on intercepted rebel radio transmissions.

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