Monday, April 20, 2009

World's Largest Hostage Rescue Mission Launched

Latest reports received from the Sri Lanka Army’s 58 Division indicate that over 30,000 civilians held hostage by the LTTE at Puthumathalan and Amplalavanpokkani areas have been liberated. According to sources, several thousand others are waiting to be rescued by the armed forces. All hostages held in Ampalavanpokkanai and Valayanmadam areas have been rescued, Defence Ministry sources added.