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Sea clash 'kills 40 Tamil rebels Map of Delft Sri Lanka  Tamil Tiger rebels, ignoring a call for a truce, attacked a Navy convoy off the northern coast. Claims of damage and casualties vary widely   28 killed in sea battle  A fierce sea clash erupted between navy and Tamil Tiger rebels off the country's east coast. 15 rebel boats tried to attack naval boats   Tamil Tigers launch naval attack Map of Jaffna Sri Lanka  The rebels say they have killed 35 Sri Lankan sailors in an attack on a navy base on the Jaffna peninsula in the north of the country   Rebels die in navy raid  A number of Tamil Tigers have been killed in a sea battle off the north-eastern coast   Naval port 'attacked' Map of Galle Sri Lanka
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B. 2009-02-05 Rebel naval base captured Chalai, Sri Lanka
C. 2008-09-18 Sea battle off Sri Lankan coast Sri Lanka
D. 2007-12-26 Sea clash 'kills 40 Tamil rebels Delft, Sri Lanka
E. 2007-07-07 28 killed in sea battle Sri Lanka
F. 2007-05-23 Tamil Tigers launch naval attack Jaffna, Sri Lanka
G. 2007-05-05 Rebels die in navy raid Sri Lanka
H. 2006-10-17 Naval port 'attacked' Galle, Sri Lanka
2006-10-16 Blast 'kills 90' sailors Colombo, Sri Lanka
J. 2006-05-11 Dozens dead in clashes Sri Lanka

Sea battle off Sri Lankan coast
Rebel naval base captured Map of Chalai Sri Lanka

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  The Sri Lankan military claimed it has struck a decisive blow against Tamil rebels in the taking of a base at Chalai

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  The navy has fought a sea battle with Tamil rebels, a day after what the military described as the heaviest day of fighting in weeks

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  Suspected Tamil Tiger fighters in boats have attacked a base in the tourist city of Galle
Oct.16 Blast 'kills 90' sailors Map of Colombo Sri Lanka
  An explosives-laden truck rammed into Naval convoy at Habarana, 150 miles from Colombo in the central section
May.11 Dozens dead in clashes
  At least 45 sailors and Tamil Tiger rebels are feared dead after a sea battle after rebels sank 2 navy gunboats
Jan.6 Five dead in sea attack  At least 5 sailors are dead and 10 missing after a navy boat was ambushed by suspected Tamil Tiger rebel

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Dec.23 Blasts kill 13 sailors
  A mine was detonated as a navy bus and truck passed by in Mannar district. The army blamed Tamil Tiger rebels

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Sep.16 Rebels attack troop ship  11 sailors and 15 Tamil Tiger rebels were killed as the navy fought off a suicide attack on a carrier transporting soldiers

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