Periyamadhu falls to troops - Mannar front
The Periyamadhu village, one of the LTTE's strongholds
in Mannar front, captured by the security forces personnel and troops
have also gained the full control over 7sq Km patch in Periyamadhu this
evening (June 26), the MCNS said.
The victorious soldiers are presently conducting
clearing operations to consolidate the area. Fierce gun battle took
place in this area for last few weeks and despite the LTTE's resistance
troops advanced into Periyamadhu village.
Earlier, on 14th of June, troops captured entire bund
of the Periyamadhu tank which is about 2.5Km long. Immediately after
capturing the Periyamadhu tank area troops marching towards Periyamadhu
The damages suffered to the enemy due to the
confrontations ensued in this area are yet to be known.
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