Friday, August 22, 2008

SLAF MI-24 Helicopters raid LTTE gathering point - Omanthai

Sri Lanka Air Force MI-24 Helicopters has accurately engaged an identified LTTE gathering place at Omanthai in Vavuniya district this morning, 21 August.

Air Force spokesperson, Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara, speaking to said that the air bombardment carried out observing an LTTE's gathering 7 Km north-west of Omanthai around 6.30 a.m.

The Sri Lanka Air Force is continuously carrying out air surveillances to locate the LTTE terrorists and to identify the intensified activities in the enemy territory. Yesterday, 20 August, SLAF engaged four identified LTTE targets using fighter jets and MI-24 attack helicopters in the surrounding areas of Nachchikuda.

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