Sri Lanka on Monday claimed its security forces had killed 28 Tamil Tiger rebels in clashes in the troubled northern region of the island nation.
Violence persisted Saturday in northern Sri Lanka, with the army reporting that soldiers had killed at least 28 Tamil Tiger militant fighters.
Violence between the Tamil Tigers and Sri Lankan soldiers took the lives of 49 members of the separatist group Wednesday, the government said.
At least 17 members of the Tamil Tigers died Wednesday in fights with army units in the northern part of Sri Lanka, military officials said.
The Tamil Tigers rebel group in Sri Lanka said a high-ranking political leader of the group was killed in a Sri Lankan airstrike.
At least 13 people -- eight civilians and five soldiers -- have died in the latest fighting in Sri Lanka between the military and separatist Tamil Tigers.
Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi knowingly misled Tamil Tigers fighting for nationhood in Sri Lanka, a Tamil Nadu party leader said Sunday.
Sri Lankan troops Thursday turned back a major attack by the Tamil Tigers in the Jaffna Peninsula, killing at least 98.
Thirty-one people were killed when rebels launched an attack on Sri Lankan Naval forces in the Indian Ocean.
Members of the Tamil diaspora around the world are being threatened into funding the Sri Lankan Tamil Tiger rebel movement, a new report reveals.