Wednesday, April 15, 2009

53 Div uncovers dumped SAM missiles in Puthukkudiyirippu

53 Division troops led by Major General Kamal Gunarathne have uncovered 4 surface to air missiles (SAMs) dumped by LTTE terrorists in general area East of Puthukkudiyirippu yesterday (April 14) evening.

The missiles were found during a search and clearing operation conducted by the 5th Gemunu Watch (5GW) infantrymen, area security sources said. Meanwhile, 430 anti-personnel (AP) mines were also uncovered by 1GW troops during a separate search and clearing operation conducted in the area.

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