Saturday, January 10, 2009

Intense fighting in Vaddakachchi; 3 LTTE dead bodies found - Kilinochchi east

(defence.lk)Troops of 57 division continued their advances further eastwards from Kilinochchi to gain control remaining LTTE fortifications in the area. Army soldiers had several confrontations with LTTE terrorists detected in Vaddakachchi and Iranamadu areas yesterday, 9 January.

According to the defence sources intense battle between troops and LTTE terrorists reported in general area Vaddakachchi last evening. Intercepting LTTE communication channels, it is revealed that scores of LTTE terrorists were killed while several others injured during the battle. Troops also received minor damages, military sources said.

In subsequent search operations conducted in general area Vaddakachchi, troops have found 3 bodies of LTTE terrorists killed in confrontations along with T-56 weapon.