Sri Lanka Army

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News Archive

  • LTTE Position on Iranathivu Island Destroyed

    KILINOCHCHI : AN LTTE makeshift camp on the IRANATHIVU islands, about 12 km west of NACHCHIKUDAH beach in the KILINOCHCHI district, was destroyed by the Naval troops this evening (02).
  • Eight More IDPs Arrive in Cleared Areas

    WELIOYA: EIGHT INTERNALLY Displaced Persons (IDPs) from MULLAITHIVU areas reached the troops in PULMODDAI on Saturday (2) around 7.30 a.m. seeking protection against LTTE atrocities in un-cleared areas.
  • Terrorists Killed ahead of FDL

    JAFFNA: TWO LTTE TERRORISTS were killed by the troops during confrontations ahead of the NAGARKOVIL FDL (Forward Defence Line) on Saturday (2) at about 1.00 p.m..
  • Commander opens new auditorium at IPSOTSL

    Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda, Commander of the Army on Monday (2) morning visited the newly-established Institute of Peace Support Operations Training, Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) at Kukuleganga where there is a training programme now under way on Non-Lethal Weapons (NOLES).
  • Police emerged victorious against Army

    The fascinating second round of the ongoing Caltex Rugby Tournament culminated on Friday (30 July 2004) evening bringing victory to the Police Ruggerites against their Army counterparts at the Bambalapitiya Police grounds
  • Permanent power supply to Muhamalai

    The Sri Lanka Electricity Board (CEB), fulfilling a long - felt need of the Security Forces as well as the public using Muhamalai Entry/Exit point commenced an uninterrupted supply of electricity to this important checkpoint effective from 23 august 2004.
  • One more valiant soldier bids adieu after LTTE sniper attack

    Lance Corporal H. K. A HENDENIYA (S/306406) of Seventh Battalion, Sri Lanka Light Infantry of No. 22, YAMAMMULLA, AKURAMBODA, MATALE, was the latest valiant soldier to die in an LTTE sniper attack on Tuesday (16) morning while on duty at the LTTE Army post at KESELWATTE in MUTUR.
  • Soldiers pocket out for Eye Surgery wing at Vavuniya

    Medical Superintendent and Chief Eye Surgeon at Vavuniya hospital recently acknowledged a sum of Rs 100,000/- from soldiers attached to Wanni Headquarters for construction of a new wing to the Eye Surgery section, Vavuniya Hospital.
  • Is TULF leader Ananda Sangaree Tamil Tigers' next prey?

    The Sri Lanka Army categorically denies having either invited Mr Ananda Sangaree for a lecture to its troops or obtained his services for any other military matter, as deceptively projected and reported in the Tamil Tiger media , in which Mr Ananda Sangaree's photo has been superimposed on the photo of Vice Admiral Dayasandagiri, Chief of Defence Staff when he addressed the troops as late as in November 17, 2004.