Sri Lanka Army

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News Archive

  • Commander Vows To Wipe Out Terrorism

    COMMANDER OF THE ARMY Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, in an interview given to the weekend newspaper “Lanka” has vowed to wipe out LTTE terrorism.
  • SVAB's School Unit for Differently - Able Children Opened

    ONE OF THE CHERISHED DREAMS of the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB), chaired by Mrs Anoma Fonseka came true when Commander of the Army Lt. General Sarath Fonseka this morning (31) declared open a specially designed school for children with physical disabilities inside Army cantonment at Panagoda.
  • London-based Sri Lankans Protest Against LTTE Terrorism

    SRI LANKANS LIVING in UK held a massive protest demonstration in front of Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on 25 August. This was organized by the London branch of Campaign Against Separatist Terrorism In Sri Lanka (CASTIS). CASTIS is represented by all major political parties and other Sri Lankan civil societies to campaign against separatist terrorism in Sri Lanka, a report from the UK confirmed.
  • STF Recovers Claymore Mine

    AMPARA: ONE CLAYMORE MINE LAID by LTTE in VINAYAGAPURAM area, was recovered by Special Task Force (STF) personnel on foot patrol Saturday (02) at about 6.00 a.m.
  • Jaffna Commander Visits Muhamalai FDL

    Commander, Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna Major General G. A Chandrasiri visited the Forward Defence Line at Muhamalai on Monday (28) to review the current security arrangements in the area. Muhamalai Forward Defence Line has been under LTTE attack and troops resisted successfully.
  • New DGGS Major General Wijesooriya assumes office

    The Army\'s newly-appointed Director General, General Staff, Major General D. S. K Wijesooriya took his office Tuesday (24) morning at the Army Headquarters, Colombo after a very brief ceremony.
  • LTTE Continue To Silence Dissenting Voices

    NORTH & EAST: DISSENTING VOICES OF THE PUBLIC are continuing to be penalized by Tamil Tiger terrorists in BATTICALOA and JAFFNA as disguised terrorists secretly enter houses and silence dissenters with the barrel of guns.
  • Wheelchair tennis tournament Vijayabahu soldiers show colours

    It was a show of strength, self-confidence, courage and commitment. Undeterred by negativities that befell their precious lives during the times of the gruesome warfare that claimed vital limbs of thousands of troops of the Armed Forces, the wheelchair-ridden Tennis players of the Sri Lanka Army once again showed their colours at Sri Lanka Tennis Courts, Colombo 7.
  • 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..