Tuesday, January 13, 2009

10 successive air raids targeting LTTE defences, gathering places - Mullaittivu

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) carried out 10 consecutive air raids targeting experiential LTTE meeting places and defence line in Mullaittivu from this morning, 13 January.
Air Force spokesperson, Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara, speaking to defence.lk said that SLAF combatant jets and MI-24 helicopters busy on these targets.
The LTTE defence line in south of Mullaittivu was targeted in four divide occasions to help the ground troops of 59 Division advancing towards Mullaittivu. SLAF MI-24 helicopters raided the opponent defence line at 9.10AM and 3.35PM while jets raided the same defence line at 9.20Am and 11.30AM.
Meanwhile, combatant jets have raided LTTE meeting places in Mullaittivu five divide occasions, spokesperson added. Based on in order gathered through nonstop air surveillances, air sorties were launched at 10.15AM, 12.10PM, 1.45PM, 3.15PM and 6.00PM.
Separately, jets have raided LTTE vehicles carrying two heavy weaponry guns in universal area Chundikulam around 4.00PM. SLAF fighter jets right away launched air sorties once observed LTTE vehicle movement caring artillery guns from Chundikulam towards Chalai. Two LTTE artillery guns were totally destroyed owing to the attack, air force spokesperson long-established.

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