Saturday, November 29, 2008

Troops of the 59 Div enters Otiyamalai: LTTE beaten off with heavy casualties

After days of fierce gunbattles and rigid LTTE confrontation troops of the 59 Division have entered Otiyamalai general area, at the Mullaittivu battlefront today (Nov 29) afternoon.
According to first in order from the battlefront, troops of the 14th Sinha Regiment(SR) and the 12th Sri Lanka Light Infantry(SLLI) have out of order the LTTE defences and entered the area, forcing terrorist to flee with heavy wounded. Army forward power rudiments are now on chase of the fleeing terrorists while other infantrymen are busy in mop-up and payment operations in the odd area, military sources reported.
Otiyamali located southwest of Tannimurippukulam is a key LTTE strengthening, military sources said. The LTTE garrisons at Nedukerni, Nainamadu and Oddusudan will also be disturbed with this loss of Otiyamali to safety forces and will also fall to pieces it's hopes of resistance at Mullaittivu.
More in order will follow..

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