33 LTTE bodies found in consolidating operations - Mallavi
in 57 Division and Special Forces engaged in consolidation operations in
north of Vavunikulam, in combined Mannar and Vavuniya front, have found
33 bodies of the LTTE terrorists along with a large stock of arms and
ammunition this evening, July 25, a latest report received from the
battle front says.
Eight senior LTTE cadres of the 'Charles Anthony' band
were also among the terrorists killed during this gun battle, the
The senior LTTE Terrorists killed during fierce battle
were identified as Pallavan, Ambumani, Selvakannan, Sellappu, Muhi,
Illambu, Sudar and Jenathan who were at the commanding level of the
'Charles Anthony' band in Mannar sector. LTTE outfit have given
self-styled rank of "Lieutenant Colonel" to the Pallavan and Ambumani,
the report further added.
Twenty-three T-56 weapons, one Rocket Propeller Gun
(RPG), fourteen radio sets, four RPG rounds, two hand grenades, 1.5 kg
of explosives, six T-56 magazines, one 15 m long detonator code, one
motor cycle and several explosive items left behind or used by dead
Tigers were also found by the troops from the consolidating areas.