Security and Defence

CMC Councillor arrested in connection to 46 swords, 15 knives & 25 army uniforms

Apr 27th, 2019 | By | Category: Latest News, Security and Defence

Colombo (Source: News1st.lk) – Colombo Municipal Councillor Nurdeen Mohammad Tajudeen has been arrested by the Police in connection to the discovery of 46 swords from the Slave Island area yesterday (April 26). According to the Police, a total of 3 suspects have been arrested in connection to the discovery of the weapons. A total of […]



Deputy HC denies Navy involvement in attacks on TN fisherman

Sep 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News, Security and Defence

[ad#200×200]The Sri Lankan Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai P.M. Amza, participating via telephone in a Talk Show “Neethiyin Kural” (Voice of Justice) telecast on WIN TV India categorically denied the involvement of the Sri Lanka Navy in alleged attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen yesterday (Sep 7). He also underscored the presence of a third “evil […]



Air Force jets strike at LTTE recruit training center in Mullaittivu

Sep 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News, Security and Defence

Air Force fighter jets launched precision air strikes at an identified LTTE recruit training center located 3km West of Mankulama in Mullaittivu, Sunday(Sep 7) at 10.20 am. According to Air Force Spokesperson Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara, the air sorties were carried out successfully. LTTE is yet to release details of losses.



HR agencies silent over LTTE’s human shield

Sep 7th, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

Karuna calls for strong commitment from UN: The former military commander of the LTTE and Leader of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan has called upon international human rights agencies and the UN to urge the LTTE to free innocent civilians as the LTTE is now rounding up civilians to make its human […]



Battles in Nachchikuda Escalate; Seven Soldiers Go Missing

Sep 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

FIERCE FIGHTING that continued in TERANKANDAL, AKKRAYANKULAM area, northeast of NACHCHIKUDA Tuesday (2) as troops started moving forward smashed an LTTE bunker line capturing another patch of about 400 meters. Tiger terrorists in return launched four counter attacks against the troops but the troops overpowered their threat.



Jungle Infiltrated Terrorists Strike STF & CDF Personnel

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

AMPARA: ISOLATED POCKETS of Tiger terrorists moving about in the general area of VENIHARAGAMA, PANAMA in the eastern AMPARA district opened fire on a group of combined Special Task Force (STF) troops and Civil Defence Forces (CDF) personnel on a foot patrol at about 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday (02).



Convicted Army Deserters Sentenced & Imprisoned

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

punishment on 106 convicted Army deserters have handed them over to Welikada Prisons Headquarters Tuesday (2) afternoon for imprisonment, a Press Release issued by the Army Headquarters declared. One more batch of 199 convicted Army deserters are also scheduled to be handed for imprisonment on Wednesday (3), upon completion of their legal proceedings, according to […]



Cyanide in meals at Sri Lanka army camp

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

[ad#468×60] It is reported that Government Analysts Department has found cyanide mixed with the meals taken by the trainee soldiers at the Henanigala army camp who were hospitalized following food poisoning. According to the report, the Government Analyst suspects that fish which was consumed by the soldiers would have been injected with cyanide deliberately before […]



Air Force strikes LTTE defences in Nachchikuda

Sep 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

LTTE forward defences in the Nachchikuda area came under two separate Sri Lanka Air Force attacks this afternoon, defence sources said. “The first of the two air strikes targetted an LTTE stronghold in the area North of Nachchikudha at 1.45 pm. The other air raid was carried out by MI 24 helicopters around 2 pm, […]



Sri Lanka Navy and Air Force launched inquiries into the LTTE air strike

Aug 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Security and Defence

While the Sri Lanka Navy and Air Force launched separate inquiries into the LTTE air strike on the Trincomalee naval base on Tuesday, seven sailors, who were injured during the incident were transferred to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment yesterday, a defence official said. The condition of one sailor was said to be critical. […]