Saturday, November 22, 2008

SLAF MI-24 pounds LTTE strongpoint - Kilinochchi

Sri Lanka Air Force MI-24 Helicopter Gunships raided an LTTE strongpoint located northeast of Akkarayankulam Tank bund this afternoon, 22 November.

Air Force spokesperson, Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara, speaking to said that MI-24 helicopters bombed an LTTE strongpoint located 7 Km northeast of Akkarayankulam Tank bund.

The air raids launched in support of the ground troops of 57 Division who are heading towards Kilinochchi built up.

Ground troops confirmed that the target was taken accurately, spokesperson added.