Troops in final push
Forces capture Farah III and Vaduvakkal bridge:
Troops poised to completely seal off entire
Ground troops engaged in their final push against
LTTE are poised to completely seal off the Eastern coast within the
next 24 hours as 58 Division troops advancing towards Mullaitivu
from the Northern direction reached closer to Mullaitivu front after
capturing the grounded Jordanian ship Farah III in the Mullaitivu
seas by yesterday evening, Military officials told the Daily News.
Over 3,000 civilians breakout
Four civilians killed, 14 injured in Tiger
Troops in rescue mission march ahead:
Over 3,000 civilians were rescued yesterday
morning by troops engaged in the final rescue mission of civilians
from the newly declared No Fire Zone (NFZ).
assassination of Defence Secy:
Key suspect arrested in Vavuniya
The Police Intelligence Unit arrested a key
suspect who attempted to assassinate Defence Secretary Gotabaya
Rajapaksa at Pittala junction, Colombo in 2006.