Wednesday, December 31, 2008

SLAF jets, helicopter gunships raid LTTE positions at Paranthan-Kilinochchi

SLAF combatant jets, MI-24 helicopter gunships made consecutive ground-support air assaults at recognized LTTE confrontation positions and mobile units in universal region Paranthan, today (Dec 31).
The air strikes were approved out since 12.30p.m, Air Force Spokesperson Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara said. At 12.30p.m, MI-24 helicopter gunships made initial attacks at LTTE, followed by 2 consecutive raids East and South of the Paranthan connection at 12.45p.m., and 2.45p.m, in that order.
The raids were intense at LTTE resistance positions while one more attack was approved out at an LTTE command post and 2 vehicles built-in with anti-air craft guns in the Paranthan junction. The command post was shattered along with a income of transportation Spokesperson, Wing Commander Nanayakkara said, adding that the other vehicle was also upset in the air hit.

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