Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

Three Terrorists Lose Lives; More Explosives Found

MULLAITTIVU:  A SEARCH that followed a brief confrontation this morning (2) at about 11.45 a.m. in VISUAMADU led to the recovery of three dead bodies of LTTE terrorists, six T-56 weapons, one Rocket Propeller Grenade (RPG), two I-com sets, two maps, one Rocket Propeller (RPG) round, thirty LTTE uniform sets, one Bangalore torpedo, one wire cutter, one remote controller, two claymores of 2.5 kg and 500 g of C-4 explosives.

      A clearing operation saw some terrorists moving in the area prompting the troops to fire at the group. Initial observations saw some terrorists fall after troop fire, but their deaths were confirmed only after the search recovered the dead bodies.