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  • 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.
  • Slave Island Blast Claims One More Life

    COLOMBO : SECOND LIEUTENANT D.M.S.K. DISSANAYAKE of Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) who was among the critically injured following the Wednesday's (2) LTTE claymore attack at SLAVE ISLAND succumbed to injuries while being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital, COLOMBO this morning at about 3.05 a.m.
  • NOW, LTTE KIDNAP TSUNAMI VICTIMS FROM WELFARE CENTRES

    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.
  • 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.
  • Ampara Farmers &; Lands Worst Affected

    AMPARA district, one of the fertile agricultural regions in the east of Sri Lanka, was the worst affected of all districts, following the Sunday morning catastrophe that claimed over 12,848 lives of Sri Lankans and some foreigners.
  • 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.
  • -œLET US RISE AGAIN AS ONE UNITED FAMILY -- LT. GEN SHANTHA KOTTEGODA

    Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda, Commander of the Army in his customary New Year Day 2005 message calls upon all Army personnel to rise to the occasion and continue to dedicate their today for country's re-building in the aftermath of the tsunami disaster that claimed thousands of lives, including his own men.
  • SOS Appeal From Troops

    Teams conducting immediate relief operations in Tsunami tidal wave affected areas urgently require following medical items.