Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Counter terror ops continued amid heavy resistance - Mullaittivu

Sri Lanka Army 58 Division encountered heavy confrontation from the terrorists today (Jan 20) as troops comprehensive their limits further eastwards down the A-35 road (Mullaittivu- Paranthan ).
According to the battleground information heavy clashes prevailed northeast of Dharmapuram and Pulliyanpokkerni areas since this morning. Troops throughout following look for operations composed 9 bodies of LTTE cadres, 4 T-56 weapons and 1 radio message set. Also, intercepted LTTE radio transmissions exposed heavy damages to the terrorists.
Meanwhile, troops of Task Force 4 heading towards Puthukkuduyiruppu busy in daylong fighting with the terrorists. A body of an LTTE cadre along with weapon was found.

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