Thursday, January 8, 2009

Fierce fighting in Murasumoddai as Army moves East along A-35 highway axis

(TC)Murasumoddai about 2 km to the east of Paranthan junction along the Paranthan – Mullaitheevu road has become the latest theatre of fierce fighting in the North

The fighting escalated to a very high level on Wednesday January 7th as troops of 58 division who reached the outer limits of the Murasumoddai met with stiff resistance by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Contrary to some media reports Murasumoddai has not been taken by the Army. The Army too has not claimed it has done so. Fierce fighting erupted as troops entered the perimeter of Murasumoddai. Full Text