Thursday, January 22, 2009

Two more LTTE mine factories & LTTE hit & run vehicles captured

(defence.lk)Task Force 2 (TF2) troops operating in the west of Puthukkudiyiruppu under the command of Brigadier Rohana Banadara found two more LTTE mine factories and one earth moving bachoe as of Wednesday (21) late evening.

8 SLSR (Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment) troops, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Priyantha Jayawardene of the 621 Brigade commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Athula Ariyaratne, who braved through jungles, about 500 m east of the eastern edge of the Udyarkattukulam tank and about 500 m north of the same tank bund made this startling recovery of the LTTE mine factories, full of chemicals, explosives and other metal items, needed for manufacture of deadly mines. Full Text