Friday, January 9, 2009

Mullaitivu increasingly coming under threat of troops

(DN)The troops advanced further south of Palai and were only short of eight Kilometers to link up with the troops in the South of Elephant Pass and take full control of the A-9 road to open gateways to Jaffna peninsula through the land route after the escalation of violence on August 11, 2006 with the LTTE launching a massive assault on the Muhamalai defence line.

That will go down in military history of the three decade long war as the first time troops marching from the South linked up with the troops marching from the North on the A-9 road which is the key link between the Jaffna peninsula and the South. Full Text