Sunday, February 1, 2009

Clashes continue south of A-35

The Sri Lanka Army 57 Division, Task Force 3, Task Force 2 and Task Force 4 deployed south of A-35 road (Paranthan- Mullaittivu) sustained to connect terrorists' pockets from Visuamadu to Puthukkudiyiruppu areas yesterday (Jan 31).
According to the battleground reports, troops of the 57 Div sustained their operations north of Visuamadu Kulam tank and captured a terrorist dugout last morning. Also, troops throughout the operations found a sniper riffle.
Meanwhile, the Task Force 2 troops busy in daylong confrontations with the terrorists north of Udayarkattukualam tank. The Task Force 4 troops too had similar confrontations south of Puthukkudiyiruppu. Both earth sources, and intercepted radio broadcast reports confirmed heavy compensation to the terrorists throughout these clashes.
Separately, snipers deployed beneath the Army 55 Division in Chundikulam forward areas long-established shooting downward of 2 LTTE cadres.


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