Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Unsung Heros - A must read

The Chalai Confrontation

(LRRP2)Cdr Asoka Wijesiriwardane was a brave navy Commander who was a junior officer at the time the incidents from 26th to 29th March took place. It was one of the LTTE’s massive attacks to obtain complete control of Jaffna from land and sea. Cdr Wijesiriwardane was commander of the P490 FAC and was based at Kankasanthurai (KKS) in the North Attachment when he had to supress the LTTE on the sea.

Date: 26th March 2000
Time: 2100hrs
Location: Kankasanthurai Full text