Freedom at last
Over 122,000 Vanni civilians seek refuge in
The 58 Division troops backed by the Commando and
Special Forces troops yesterday continued their humanitarian
operation to rescue the civilians trapped inside the Safe Zone after
reaching the Eastern beachfront dividing the Safe Zone into two
enabling more civilians to arrive into the military controlled areas
as huge influx of civilians continued till yesterday evening.
An exemplary police constable
A police constable who was on civil duty at
Dalada Maligawa has returned a lost handbag containing cash Rs.
450,000 to a woman who has left it in the flight of stairs that
leads to the balcony of the Maligawa’s Ihala Maalaya.
Govt will not halt rescue mission - PM
The Security Forces are engaged in the
evacuation of innocent Tamil civilians being trapped by the LTTE
terrorists in the No Fire Zone and the Government will not halt this
mission under any circumstances until the civilians are fully
liberated from the clutches of terrorists, Prime Minister Ratnasiri
Wickremenayake said yesterday.