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Sri Lanka toll mounts after heavy fighting

Sri Lankan troops reported heavy casualties with at least nine soldiers killed and over 90 wounded as intense fighting in the north of the island entered its second day Saturday. The defence ministry said the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and troops were locked in combat near their de facto border in the Vavuniya district and that a total of 20 rebels were killed in the past two days. However, the pro-rebel Tamilnet.com website said the Tigers lost only six fighters and reported killing 60 Sri Lankan troopers and beating back a military advance. Full Story

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