Thursday, January 8, 2009

Troops move towards Pallai; LTTE key area command centers overrun

(defence.lk)Troops of 53 and 55 Divisions who have gained total control over the LTTE forward defence line in Muhamalai last Tuesday (6 Jan) have accelerated the offensive further southwards for capturing remaining strategically vital LTTE bases on their mission to reopen the A-9 main road.

Troops have moved southwards under heavy LTTE resistance now operating about 1Km distance to Pallai town center located 5.5 km south of Muhamalai by last evening, (7 Jan), the latest military sources said. Full Text