Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Air Force pounds LTTE defences - Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu

Sri Lanka Air Force approved out 6 bombing missions and one helicopter physical attack at LTTE defences in Mullaittivu and Kilinochchi battlefronts today (Dec 30), said Air Force spokesperson Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara.
He said that the jets raided LTTE strongholds in Paranthan at 8.45 AM, 12 noon, and 1.10 PM and in the West of Kilinochchi at 9.20 AM. The air strikes were conventional in hold up of the Army Task Force 1 and 57 Division marching towards Kilinochchi.
Speaking additional he said, that the combatant jets approved out two more air strikes at 8.40 AM and 12.45 PM targeting LTTE strongholds in the South of Mullaittivu. Also, MI 24 helicopters strafed LTTE gathering detect in the West of Mullaittivu at 10.45 AM, he additional.

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