Sri Lanka Army

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News Archive

  • Army Officers and Soldiers on duty Among Tsunami Victims

    A Colonel, one Major, one Lieutenant, one Navy Lieutenant and two Warrant Officers (WO II) of the Army and Navy were among the 60 Army and Navy personnel now confirmed killed during monstrous tidal waves that wreaked havoc in Sri Lanka on Sunday (26) after an earthquake in Indonesia sent tidal shock waves across the Indian sub-continent.

    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).
  • LTTE Black Tiger Indoctrinating Center Bombed

    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.
  • Tiger Propaganda Mill Sheds Crocodile Tears on Valiant Troops

    SRI LANKA ARMY firmly and categorically refutes pro-LTTE media reports that shed crocodile tears on alleged “dumping of tractor loads of dead soldiers”, “hospitalization of hundreds of injured soldiers”, “non-conduct of military funerals or proper funerals,” etc with special emphasis given to Mannar sector where Tiger terrorists are almost on the run.
  • Suicide Cadre's Premature Explosion Kills Three &; Injures Thirteen

    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.
  • Loss &; Damage to Tiger Terrorists Swells

    WANNI: INTERMITTENT CLASHES between Tiger terrorists and troops that raged for another day in WANNI on Wednesday (30) caused considerable loss and damage to Tiger terrorists.
  • Jaffna Citizen Committee Holds Meeting with Security Authorities

    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.