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Last modified on: 12/30/2010 11:33:36 PM Heavy fighting at Wanni fronts; Troops recover 9 LTTE bodies

Heavy fighting at Wanni fronts; Troops recover 10 LTTE bodies [Updated]

Security Forces advancing at the western and eastern Kilinochchi battlefronts made simultaneous thrusts into LTTE fortifications also assisted with artillery and mortar fire from rear, as security forces claimed inflicting serious damages to LTTE today (Nov 11). According to military sources, 9 LTTE bodies were also recovered during separate search operations conducted.

Troops of the Task Force-1, now operating east and west of the A-32 Mannar-Pooneryn main road have further extended military defences, while battalions positioned at Kiranchchi, Palavi and west of Chunnavil commenced marching towards Veravil, Valaipadu and Devil's point areas, security sources said. The fall of Palavi today has cut-off escape routes and reinforcement to LTTE as the troops position for a final thrust into the strategic coastal LTTE fortifications at Devil's point and Valaipadu.

Meanwhile, intense fighting was reported between forward domination battalions of the Task Force-1 and LTTE, North of Chempankundu today. According to military, identified LTTE locations were pounded with continuous artillery and mortar attacks followed by a swift military incursion. Subsequently, troops have recovered 4 slain LTTE bodies, military sources said. Similarly, troops have found another LTTE body in a separate search operation conducted North of Chempankundu.

Heavy fighting escalated at the Eastern Kilinochhci battlefront: North of Akkarayankulam, North of Terumurikandy and South of Terumurikandy. Terrorists suffered heavy beating at Terumurikandy, as troops claimed recovering 4 LTTE bodies and 4 T-56 assault rifles during search operations conducted in the area.

Meanwhile, 57 Division troops continued forcing into LTTE positions North of Akkarayankulama, and have reportedly uncovered another LTTE body this afternoon. Also a forward domination element of the 57 Division sprung a surprise assault at a group of terrorists, South of Terumurinkandy today, causing serious damages to LTTE. Separately, troops engaged artillery attacks at identified LTTE positions in the area, security sources further said.

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