Air intelligence confirms 22 LTTE suicide bombers killed in air raid
Force spokesman Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara speaking to defence.lk
said that 22 LTTE suicide bombers (Black Tigers ) were killed in the air
raid carried out this morning (July 22) at the Uddayarkattukulam LTTE
Citing Air Force intelligence sources , he said that
the group of the slain LTTE cadres had been engaged in a rehearsal of a
major suicide operation at the time of the air raid.
Air Force fighter jets launched an air strike
targeting pre identified LTTE special operation training facility
located Northeast of Uddayarkattukulam in the Mullaittiuvu district
The Air Force sources said, targeted camp was
providing training for LTTE cadres in special operations and in
leadership for the terror leaders. Activities in the terror camp had a
significant increase recently, the sources added.
LTTE is the terror outfit that pioneered the suicide
bombing tactics to the world. The outfit has been using brainwashed
youth, mostly women and teenagers to commit suicide as human bombs. LTTE
select these youths from orphanages or recruit those who have undergone
gender or cast discrimination promising them to redeem their dignity by
dieing for the tribal cause.
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