Air Force pounds Tiger base
Air Force fighter jets pounded the LTTE military detachment and
logistics base yesterday afternoon south of Mullaitivu,
Puthukkudiyiruppu causing heavy damages to the LTTE Air Force spokesman
Group Captain Ajantha Silva said.
According to Silva the Air Force kfir and MIG fighter jets carried
out an air strike yesterday at around 2.00 pm targeting an LTTE base
used for supply of military hardware and equipment to LTTE cadres. "It
was a transporting centre of the LTTE and was located in
Puthukkudiyiruppu, south of Mullaitivu", he added.
The target was precise and accurate and was determined through ground
intelligence sources and air surveillance, GC Silva said.
The target was destroyed with heavy damages caused to the LTTE