Thursday, May 14, 2009

LTTE counter-attack crushed, MBRL captured Army on threshold of FINAL victory

(TI)The army Tuesday night thwarted what would have been one of the last LTTE counter attacks on troops now positioned south of the no firing zone.

In an attempt to drive out the 59 Division troops who had crossed the Waduvakkal Bridge to reach the southern edge of the no firing zone earlier on the day, the LTTE had launched a two-pronged assault, a senior army official told The Island. Full text