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Last modified on: 12/30/2010 11:30:00 PM SLAF MI-24 helicopters raid LTTE defences - Mannar

SLAF MI-24 helicopters raid LTTE defences - Mannar

Sri Lanka Air Force MI-24 helicopter gun ships launched a close air support mission targeting LTTE defences in 1Km west of Wellankulam junction, Mannar front, today, July 31.

The Air Force spokesperson, Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara, speaking to the said that the air raid was launched around 11.30 a.m to assist the ground troops of Task Force1 engaged in offensive march in Mannar front.

The target was accurately hit, spokesperson added.

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