Posts Tagged ‘ Kilinochchi ’

Two “No Fire Zones” Earmarked for Trapped Civilians – Army Chief

Oct 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News

[ad#200×200]ANURADHAPURA: TWO 10 KM square “No Fire Zones” in VISHVAMADU and ODDUSUDAN in MULLAITHIVU have been earmarked for assembly of IDPs (Internally Displaced Civilians) by the Army taking notice of the exodus of civilians away from areas where fighting is currently on, the Army Commander Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka told the media in ANURADHAPURA after […]

SL Air Force strikes Pottu Amman’s headquarters

Oct 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News

[ad#200×200]A secret passage apparently reserved for the LTTE’s intelligence wing leader Pottu Amman located in the Kilinochchi District came under Sri Lanka Air Force fighter jet attack today around 2.30 pm, Ministry of Defence said. The target had been used as the terror intelligence headquarters and was located in the general area of Kanagapuram, 4 […]

Army 3.5 km behind Kilinochchi outskirts

Oct 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News, Latest News

Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara today (Oct 2) told media that forward elements of 57 division troops are now consolidating their defences in the area, 3.5 km south of Kilinochchi outskirts. [ad#200×200]Speaking at the weekly media briefing at the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) he said that some elements of the 57 division have […]

Civilians forced to stand in the way

Sep 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: Daily News

[ad#200×200]A civilian crisis is looming in the Wanni as we speak. The LTTE is trying its best to retain civilians as a human shield as the Army was 4km south of Kilinochchi town periphery by last evening. The Army has reduced the pace of operations towards Kilinochchi Town and has so far withheld artillery attacks […]