Friday, December 07, 2007

Search operations continuing in Yala Wildlife Park in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Army spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said that the search operations in the high security areas of the Yala Wild life Park are continuing today.

A soldier who was injured in a clash with the Tamil Tiger rebels was airlifted this morning for treatment, said the Army spokesman.

Four LTTE cadres and one soldier were injured in a clash that took place at Debaraduwa around 30 kilometers away from Yala Wildlife Park when Army Commandos confronted a group of LTTE cadres hidden there around 5 PM yesterday.

Meanwhile, the remains believed to be of three cattle herders that disappeared on October 18 were found near a reservoir in Tissamaharama area today. Police sources said that the relatives of the disappeared persons have identified the clothes found with the skeletons.

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