Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Moping up operations continue in west of Puthukkudiyiruppu

LTTE terrorists have turned the Uddayarkattu government school into a medical center to treat its wounded cadres.
Sri Lanka Army 58 division soldiers after wresting control over the Puthukkudiyiruppu West built up are now busy in moping operations in the area, defence sources reveal.
Battlefield reports indicate that troops contain so far collected 28 bodies of LTTE cadres since Monday (Feb 16). Yesterday unaccompanied troops found 14 bodies of LTTE cadres along with three T-56 riffles, one 81mm mortar gun , two radio message sets and one sniper riffle.
Heavy clashes ensued in both north and south of A-35 road (Paranthan- Mullaittivu) as troops of 2 Commando Regiment (2CR), 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (11SLLI), 10 SLLI, 7 Sinha Ragiment (7SR), 12 Gamunu Watch (12GW), and 8GW work of art from north entered into the Puthukkudiyiruppu West areas on Monday.
The Puthukkudiyiruppu West built up is situated about 18 miles from Parantham down the A-35 . Puthukkudiyiruppu town is the last rural community in the residual LTTE collection house which is located about 3 miles from the Puthukkudiyiruppu West built up.

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