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  • More LTTE Items under Army's Arrest

    NORTH & EAST: ON INFORMATION GIVEN BY civilians, troops on search operations recovered three T - 56 magazines and twenty two pen torch batteries from the general area of KOTTAWATTA in JAFFNA Friday (5) at about 5.30 p.m.
  • 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.
  • New IGP calls on Army Commander

    Newly-appointed Inspector General of Police Mr Chandra Fernando on Thursday (07) morning paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Army, Lt. Gen S. H. S Kottegoda at Army Headquarters.
  • Army 58th Anniversary Commemorative Events Begin

    FLAG BLESSING CEREMONY, precursor to the forthcoming Army day, one of the major events in the Army calendar got underway this morning (6) at the sacred Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura to coincide with 58th anniversary of the Army.
  • Army &; Police Make More Recoveries

    NORTH & EAST: ON BEING INFORMED by civilians, troops on duty in the general area west of PUTHUR, JAFFNA recovered two claymore mines of 3 kg each, one suicide jacket, one T-56 weapon with magazine, thirty-six rounds of T-56 ammunition, one antenna, two detonators, one JAFFNA map, one pack and ten code sheets Friday (5) between 2.00 p.m.- 5.00 p.m.
  • Four More Terrorist Bodies Taken Away by ICRC

    VAVUNIYA : DEAD BODIES of four Tiger terrorists who lost their lives and were left behind in VILACHCHIKULAM where intense confrontations between troops and the terrorists occurred were delivered to VAVUNIYA hospital this morning (6) after they were traced by the troops.
  • Six LTTE Weapons Recovered

    BATTICALOA: ARMY TROOPS ON SEARCH and clear operations in the general area of THIHILAWEDDI in BATTICALOA found six T-56 weapons left behind by Tiger terrorists Saturday (6) a