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  • LTTE Mortar Attack Injures Four Civilians Including Two Children

    VAVUNIYA, MANNAR & BATTICALOA: FURIOUS LTTE terrorists after losing many of their cadres to the Army in WANNI confrontations past several days, Thursday (3) ran amok in MANNAR an attack on innocent villagers in ILLANDAMODDAI with mortars and injured four of them around 11.25a.m.
  • Clashes Cause Dead to Five More Terrorists

    WANNI: THREE CONFRONTATIONS occurred in VAVUNIYA, MANNAR and WELIOYA areas Friday (4) between to 8.30 to 9.00 a.m. killed five more terrorists while injuring a number of terrorists.
  • LTTE HIDDEN AGENDA ADDS MISERY TO TSUNAMI VICTIMS

    LTTE propaganda machine, in what confirmed to be an orchestrated move to discredit the Government of Sri Lanka as well as the Security Forces, has lashed out a barrage of concocted and malicious stories and grapevine at the expense of suffering caused to Tamil civilians in the north and east following the tsunami disaster.
  • Army men line up to donate blood for casualties in un-cleared areas

    Humanity cares no bounds, ethnicities, religions, castes or creeds. So were the experiences, most of us, Sri Lankans appear to be undergoing these days in the aftermath of the most horrendous tsunami catastrophe that devastated a large chunk of our coastal areas on Sunday (26).
  • TROOPS RISE TO THE OCCASION &; CLEAR MAJOR HIGHWAYS

    Troops of the Sri Lanka Army, rising to the occasion were able to clear several main roads including road stretches between Moratuwa – Bentota and Nonagama – Hambantota on the main Colombo – Kataragama road (Galle road) and facilitated transportation by late Monday (27) afternoon.
  • LTTE RETALIATE AGAINST TSUNAMI VICTIMS FOR ACCEPTING RELIEF ITEMS

    In what could be seen as an LTTE retaliatory measure, suspected LTTE men during early hours on Sunday (2) ordered tsunami victims sheltered inside a cadjan-thatched hall at KUDATHANAI VIDYALAYA (school) north of NAGARKOVIL to vacate the premises before two motorbike-riding LTTE men set fire to the hall.
  • Colonel W.M.S. Gunaratne Dies

    Colonel W.M.S. Gunaratne, Commander 232 Brigade Kalkudah was the senior most Military Officer to die in the devastating tidal waves that dashed his 232 Brigade Headquarters in Kalkudah.
  • COMMANDER SETS EXAMPLE DURING HIS NEW YEAR MEETING

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda at the turn of the New Year took time off to meet a representative gathering of all ranks of the Army on Monday (03) morning at Army Headquarters after they reported for work in the New Year 2005.