Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Air strikes on Prabhakaran's hide out in Puthukudiyirippu forest

The Air Force has carried out a raid on a location in the Puthukudiyirippu forest, where LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran is reported to be hiding.

Air Force Spokesman Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara said fighter jets carried out the attack at around 6.00 pm yesterday (Jan 12). After continuous monitoring, information was received that Prabhakaran had been hiding in the location in the Puthukudiyirippu forest. Accordingly, Air Force has undertaken the raid. Air pilots confirmed that the target was precise.