Forces advance continues in Mannar
The troops operating in the Mannar battle front
yesterday advanced further in to Tiger territory on three fronts
from Thiruketheeshvaran, Uyilankulam and Palakkuli amidst stiff
resistance from the LTTE, a senior Army official told the Daily
Two civilians killed in suicide blast
Two civilians, reportedly members of the Tamil
Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal were killed yesterday as an LTTE suicide
cadre blew himself opposite the Kali Kovil in Kalavanchikudi in
Batticaloa yesterday morning, Police and Military said.
Three female Sea Tiger leaders killed
Navy intelligence has confirmed that three
senior level female Sea Tiger cadres were among the 10 Tiger cadres
killed in the air attack on the inland Sea Tiger Base west of
Kilinochchi on Friday, Navy sources told the Daily News yesterday.