Friday, August 22, 2008

Army encircles Tunukkai town; troops march amid heavy resistance

According to reports arriving from Mullaittivu Eastern battlefront, troops of Army 57 division are now encircling the Tunukkai town amid heavy resistance from the terrorists. Troops have commenced approaching the strategically vital town from the North and the West since early this morning (Aug 21).

Troops operating in the North of Tunnukai have so far found two bodies of LTTE cadres following a confrontation occurred around 11.35 AM.

Tunnukkai town is situated on the halfway of the Vellankulama and Mankulama road and has been a strategic nerve centre for LTTE for last 25 years.

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