Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Troops capture LTTE defences from Muhamalai to Nagarkovil - 06 Jan 2009

The Security Forces have succeeded in capturing the LTTE Forward Defences from Muhamalai to Nnagarkovil...

Military Spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara addressing the media on security information said the troops of the 53rd and 55th Brigades took control of the LTTE Forward Defence Line in Muhamalai. Thereafter the terrorists had to retreat to Palai. The Brigadier said during the swift incursion, the troops gained 500 to 600 meters ground territory this morning. Troops of the 58th Division yesterday succeeded in capturing Kadduwankaddu and Thamilamadam. The terrorists have also lost the main supply route South of Elephant Pass.

Speaking further to the journalists the Military Spokesmen pointed out that operations are afoot to overrun Mulleyawelli. He said that troops of Task Force three and four are continuing their operations after consolidating their positions up to Oddusuddan.