Troops make another breakthrough; Parappakkadantan falls to troops -
Security forces personnel operating in Mannar front
made another major breakthrough capturing LTTE's stronghold in
Parappakkadantan, 4Km north of Giant Tank, in Mannar front this noon,
According to the military sources, a firing rang used
by the LTTE terrorists, probably for training requirements, also found
in a search operation conducted in the 2 square Km area captured by the
troops. Meanwhile, several tombs erected for terror cadres killed in
past gun battles were also found in general area Alkaddiveli, between
Andankulam and Parappakkadantan.
These areas were under LTTE clutches for more than two
decades and it clearly shows the inability of LTTE terrorists to
face security forces who are continuously marching towards LTTE
strongholds in multi-pronged offensive launched to liberate the Wanni.
Troops are now consolidating their positions in the