Sri Lanka Army

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  • Sri Lanka Warns US Action Could Provide Lifeline to the LTTE

    SRI LANKAN FOREIGN MINISTER Rohitha Bogollagama has said the recent Amendment proposed to the Department of State Appropriation Bill for the Financial Year 2008, that introduces restrictions on defence cooperation with Sri Lanka on account of alleged human rights violations, was \"unreasonable\" and would ultimately contribute to providing a lifeline to the LTTE. He has pointed out that the proposed US action comes at a time when the LTTE was under considerable pressure - both within Sri Lanka following the clearing of the East, as well as in the U.S., the U.K., France, Canada and Australia, where several of the LTTE leaders are under arrest.
  • SVAB President Inspects Pre-school &; Day Care Center

    PRESIDENT SEVA VANITHA Army Branch (SVAB) Mrs. Anoma Fonseka with a view to rectifying shortcomings at SVAB-run Rankekulu pre-school and Day care center at Ranasevapura, Anuradhapura, conducted an inspection tour on Friday (5).
  • Grade Five Jaffna Top Rankers Recognized

    JAFFNA STUDENTS WHO excelled in the recent Grade five scholarship examination were recognized and admired in a special ceremony in Kankasanthurai following an initiative taken by Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna.
  • LTTE Claymore Mine Explodes Targeting STF

    AMPARA: TIGER TERRORISTS hiding in the jungles of KONDURUHELA in BAKMITIYAWATHA, AMPARA after they fled KANGIKUDICHCHIARU area, activated a claymore mine aiming Special Task Force (STF) personnel who were on a search operation this morning (8) at about 8.30 a.m.
  • More Tiger Infiltrators Challenged

    NORTH & WANNI: AN LTTE TERRORIST after infiltrating MURUSUVIL area lobbed a hand grenade at the troops on picket duties during early hours on Sunday (7).

    Major General S. H. S Kottegoda, the newly appointed Deputy Chief of Staff in the Sri Lanka Army assumed duties on Wednesday (08) at his office after a brief religious ceremony and a customary tea party hosted by staff at his new office.
  • Ten Terrorists Killed in Two Incidents in Vavuniya

    VAVUNIYA: ARMY TROOPS DEPLOYED at ADAMPAN south were forced to open counter fire towards Tiger terrorists who launched an attack on troops from their bunkers Saturday (6). Army\'s counter fire killed six terrorists and reportedly injured many others.