Heavy fighting at Wanni fronts; Troops recover 10 LTTE bodies
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.
Troops dominate part of Kumulamunai village - Mullaittivu
another LTTE built-up - Kilinochchi