Sri Lanka Army

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  • Religious Observances Commence To Mark Army's 58th Anniversary

    A SERIES OF religious observances coinciding with the 58th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army commenced Tuesday (2) at the Davatagaha Jumma Mosque Colombo 2 with participation of Army Chief of Staff Major General Lawrence Fernando who represented the Commander of the Army President Army Muslim Association Major General Abdul Zaheer and several other Senior Officers.
  • Foundation stone laid to renovate dilapidated school

    Children are the assets of this country, it matters not, be they are based in the south or the north since they are the adults of tomorrow. This simple truth evidenced at Eluttumaduval north, a remote hamlet in Jaffna peninsula when the foundation stone for re-construction of the Government Tamil School was recently laid.
  • Tigers Announce Their Dead Cadres

    VAVUNIYA: HYSTERICAL EXCHANGE of terrorist communication transmissions since the fresh bout of Tiger (LTTE) violence that occurred in a few places including VILACHCHIKULAM and THAMPANAI, west of OMANTHAI during the whole of Wednesday (3) reaffirmed twelve of their terrorist cadres had perished during confrontations.
  • Govt. Urges LTTE to Renounce Terrorism and Enter Dialogue

    THE GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY once again urged the LTTE to renounce terrorism and enter into a political dialogue even as the All Party Representative Committee (APRC) was yet to put forward the final solution to the long standing North - East conflict.Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama said that although the APRC, headed by Professor Tissa Vitarana, was still formulating a political solution to the conflict, the government would continue to support the agenda of countering terrorism of all aspects.
  • More Claymores Found by Troops

    NORTH & WANNI: FOLLOWING INFORMATION received from a civilian, troops conducted an instant search in the general area of CHIRUPPIDDI, JAFFNA Tuesday (30) around 12.10 p.m. and recovered deadly explosives and arms.
  • Terrorists Target Tractor Carrying Water

    WANNI: A MILITARY TRACTOR carrying water to troops was damaged Wednesday (31) morning around 11.00 a.m. in an LTTE claymore explosion in PAMPAIMADU, about 6.5 km northwest of VAVUNIYA causing injuries to the driving soldier.

    THE ARMY OPERATIONS COMMAND Colombo (OCC) on Monday (31) afternoon officially informed the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) Headquarters and Director General, Secretariat for Coordinating Peace Process (SCOPP) that Tamil Tigers (LTTE) violated the provisions of the Ceasefire Agreement (CFA) by assassinating Military Intelligence Officer Colonel T.R.Meedin RSP at Kiribathgoda National Housing Scheme.
  • Children's Day children at tsunami camp receive LTTE bullets as gifts

    Much is spoken and written about children in this month of October to coincide with universal World Children's Day (24th October) as recognized by the UN, but for those self-proclaimed “sole representatives of the Tamils” it meant nothing except for their continuing cycle of violence.