Saturday, March 14, 2009

Another Hasalaka Gamnini thwarts an LTTE mission

(Colombo Lankapuvath March 14) The LTTE terrorists have made attempts to destroy the Forward Defence Line (FDL) in Pudukuduirippu last Thursday (12) with a truck loaded with explosives.

An alert soldier who spotted the truck 200m ahead of the FDL had fired a RPG at the vehicle which was advancing with its lights switched off. The bravery of the soldier saved many lives of the SL troopers deployed in the FDL.

Other Troopers attached to the 58 division of the SL army too were able thwart this LTTE attempt to attack the SL troops in Pudukuduirippu area.

It is also reported that the truck was loaded with high explosives weighing 350kg.

According to Military reports, an area of 02 km, where the truck had exploded was in blaze and several buildings and trees in the area were destroyed in the explosion.