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SL Army Troops gain complete control over the A-5 Main Road

Reports quoting the SL Army sources said that the military troops in the east has gained complete control over the A-5 main Road in east today(11). According to the military sources the SL Army troops, engaged in clearing potential terrorist threats while restoring normalcy in the trouble-torn Eastern province, marked another important phase on Thursday (11) afternoon after bringing the entire Mahaoya-Chenkalady (A-5) main road under their control.

Meanwhile, reports also quoted that the southern besieged areas including Karadiyanaru, Sinnapillumale, Aiththiyamale, Thumpalanchole, Weligahakandiya, Kalkudah and all other adjoining villages were freed from the LTTE terrorists, as a result of these humanitarian operations in the past few weeks that saw many terrorists killed and wounded in the offensives.

The total control of this vital A-5 road link will accordingly be completely free from terrorist threats hereafter enabling all civilians to move about freely for their day to-day activities as was the practice before terrorists infiltrated those areas, SL Army sources further added.

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