The Seva Vanitha Unit at Army Headquarters, headed by Mrs. Sonia Kottegoda, in its efforts towards joining hands with ongoing relief operations of the government, has come forward to seek help to collect humanitarian assistance from donors both local and overseas.
Four identified LTTE cadres, regardless of trauma and tragic circumstances being experienced by tsunami victims, have abducted a civilian from the government-managed Social Welfare Centre at HINDU VIDYALAYA in the general area of VALAICHCHENAI on 30 December 2004 around 3.30 p.m. while his wife looked on.
MULLAITHIVU: SUPERSONIC FIGHTER CRAFT of the Sri Lanka Air Force, in another successful mission struck LTTE's Black Tiger Indoctrinating Center in the dense KEEVELIKULAM jungles, about 4 km northwest of PUTHUKUDIRIPPU, MULLAITHIVU this evening (31) at about 5.15 p.m.
SRI LANKA ARMY firmly and categorically refutes pro-LTTE media reports that shed crocodile tears on alleged â€œdumping of tractor loads of dead soldiersâ€, â€œhospitalization of hundreds of injured soldiersâ€, â€œnon-conduct of military funerals or proper funerals,â€ etc with special emphasis given to Mannar sector where Tiger terrorists are almost on the run.
JAFFNA: AN APPARENT premature explosion of a terrorist suicide jacket while being taken by an LTTE suicide cadre on a push bicycle to be placed in a public place in THIRUNAVELI, JAFFNA this morning (31) around 11.20 a.m. claimed the lives of three civilians and injured thirteen more.
JAFFNA: HUNDREDS OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS in THINNAVELI, JAFFNA who were proceeding to the village fair had a miraculous escape this morning (31) when the Tiger suicide cadre fell victim to his own explosion.
WITH THE INTENTION of further strengthening relations between civilians and members of the Security Forces providing security to the peninsula, security authorities in the Jaffna town sector met members of the Citizens Committee that comprises religious leaders, school principals, village officials and a section of other leading men in society.