Wednesday, April 23, 2008

90 Killed In Fierce Battle In Sri Lanka

From MSNBC News:

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Tamil rebels and government troops waged a fierce battle in northern Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing 52 guerrillas and 38 soldiers in one of the deadliest clashes this year between the two sides, the military said.

The battle broke out early in the day, when rebel forces overran the front lines in the Muhamalai area of the Jaffna peninsula, north of the de facto rebel state, said military spokesman Brig. Udaya Nanayakkara.

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Update From The BBC: 'Heavy Losses' In S Lanka Clashes

My Comment: This war has been unreported for the past few months. It appears to be heating up.