Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Heavy fighting at Wanni fronts; Troops recover 9 LTTE bodies

Security Forces advancing at the western and eastern Kilinochchi battlefronts made simultaneous thrusts into LTTE fortifications also assisted with artillery and mortar fire from rear, as security forces claimed inflicting serious damages to LTTE today(Nov 11). According to military sources, 9 LTTE bodies were also recovered during separate search operations conducted.

Troops of the Task Force-1, now operating east and west of the A-32 Mannar-Pooneryn main road have further extended military defences, while battalions positioned at Kiranchchi, Palavi and west of Chunnavil commenced marching towards Veravil, Valaipadu and Devil's point areas, security sources said. The fall of Palavi today has cut-off escape routes and reinforcement to LTTE as the troops position for a final thrust into the strategic coastal LTTE fortifications at Devil's point and Valaipadu. Full Text