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Last modified on: 12/30/2010 11:31:08 PM LTTE's strategic bastion Mallavi falls to security forces:

LTTE's strategic bastion Mallavi falls to security forces:

Remaining LTTE terrorists were beaten off and Mallavi town was liberated by the advancing troops today   (Sep 2), according to latest military reports received.

The troops of the 57 Division led by Major General Jagath Dias triumphed overrunning the LTTE's most important strategic bastion at Mallavi, located along the Vellankulama- Mankulama main road following weeks long heavy confrontation, security sources said.

The military advances towards Mallavi came under heavy resistance from the LTTE as the outfit was engaged in a desperate attempt to save its strategic hub.

Earlier, on 22nd August troops took control over Thunkkaki and Uyiliankulama towns in the eastern Mullaittivu battlefront.

The Army Chief, Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka during a visit made to Wanni this morning, appraised the valiant troops for their latest achievements including the seizure of Mallavi and Palamoddai general areas.

More information will follow.

Troops raised the National Flag after securing three-fourth of Mallavi town area. The Water Tank  which distributes water for the Mallavi area.

surrounding of the Mallavi hospital

 

Pictures of Mallavi Base Hospital complex. Three spacious rooms of this hospital had been used by LTTE terrorists as their administrative centers.

LTTE terrorists had built a bunker using filled sandbags inside the Mallavi Base Hospital

An LTTE's administrative office established in Mallavi town.

 

Bank of Ceylon branch in Mallavi.

 

People's bank branch in Mallavi.

 

Sub Post Office in Mallavi town.

 

An LTTE monument in the center of the Mallavi town.

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