Wednesday, January 7, 2009

LTTE evacuations underway in Jaffna peninsula

(LD)The LTTE is reportedly evacuating all their fighting cadres from the Jaffna peninsula, leaving behind one of the most guarded FDL's in the North, popularly called the "Muhamalai" exit-entry point that extends from Kilaly in the West and Nagarkovil in the East, through Muhamalai, stretching a distance of 12 miles. According to reports in pro-Tiger websites the numbers in the now under way evacuation could be between 3,500 and 4,000 full time fighter cadres, down from about 6,000 cadres as some of the Tiger cadres were shifted to fronts in Wanni when the SL army started their multi – front attacks. Full Text