Friday, February 27, 2009

LTTE makes desperate attempts to hold Puthukudiyiruppu; an LTTE ground commander killed

Troops of 1 Gajaba Regiment (1 GR) and 4 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (4 VIR) on 681 Brigade has a lot confronted with LTTE terrorists in general area Puthukudiyiruppu as LTTE terrorists formation stiff argument on advancing troops for defending the LTTE's last stronghold, Puthukudiyiruppu built-up yesterday, 26 February.
An LTTE ground commander, known as Shankar, who led the battle against safety forces in Puthukudiyiruppu area, was killed during the hostility, ground troops claimed. Intercepting LTTE broadcast it is long-established that 14 LTTE terrorists were killed while 30 others suffered injuries throughout the hours long fighting.
Meanwhile, troops of 18 Gemunu Watch (18 GW) of 641 Brigade piece under Task Force 4 (TF4) have engaged with LTTE terrorists in several occasions in general area Puthukudiyiruppu right through out the day, 26 February.
Intense fighting consequences heavy damages to the opponent, intercepting LTTE message channels ground troops long-established. Heavy fighting commenced around 7.30 AM and lasted till 5.30 PM, military report said.

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