Thursday, January 1, 2009

SLAF continues the mission; 4 air raids at LTTE targets

Sri Lanka Air Force has continued their mission bombing recognized LTTE targets together in Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu district this afternoon, 01 January.
Four air attacks were launched this afternoon targeting opponent positions in Kilinochchi and Mullattivu, air force spokesperson Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara said.
SLAF fighter jets raid LTTE command center located 1Km east of Paranthan around 1.45 PM and an LTTE gathering in 1.5Km east of Paranthan was targeted at 4.45 PM, air force spokesperson added.
Meanwhile, MI-24 helicopters launched close air hold up mission to help troops of 59 Division targeting LTTE defences in 7Km west of Mullaittivu at 3.45 PM.
Separately, fighter jets raided an LTTE strengthening gathering experiential 1Km northeast of Kilinochchi town at 5.45 PM, spokesperson added.

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