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 [...]
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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.
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 [...]
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.
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).
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 [...]
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 being [...]
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, [...]
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. [...]
WANNI & WELIOYA: VALIANT TROOPS of the Task Force – 2 and 59 Division troops in WANNI and WELIOYA after a series of sustained encounters with terrorists for over two months, bagged PALAMODDAI area, to the west of A-9 Road, near OMANTHAI and also