Advancing army elites attack terror group; 13 terrorists killed,
anti air gun seized - North of Iluppaikkaddavai
Commandos in pursuit of the withdrawing terrorists along the Mannar-
Pooneryn (A-32) road attacked a group of terrorists detected in the Murunkalyadippudi area 3 Km North of Iluppaikkaddavai around 12.10 this
The Commandos confirmed that 13 terrorists were killed
in this confrontation while many others suffered injuries. Also, they
seized an anti air machine gun of 12.7mm caliber, a T-81 rifle and one
radio communication set.
Clearing operations are being carried out in the area.
Troops of Task Force 1 and Commando Brigade today
captured the largest terrorist stronghold on the Northwestern coast of
the Island at Iluppaikkaddavai. Following this victory troops are
marching further northwards along the A-32 road.
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