Battered at the hands of the Security Forces:
LTTE expects to take cover of a ceasefire
It is a common practice for the LTTE to change
its strategy from time to time considering the prevailing ground
situation. The LTTE has proved this fact repeatedly in the almost
three decades long conflict in the country. But there is no proof to
say that they had ever changed its final goal - the Tamil Eelam -
from its agenda.
STF removed from East to reinforce Wanni battlefronts
The government said yesterday that thousands of
Police Commandos had been deployed to areas in the Jaffna, Wanni and
Weli Oya battlefronts to strengthen the ongoing military offensives
in those areas.
FAC under sea mine attack
A locally built Fast Attack Craft of the Navy
came under a sea mine attack off Kokilai in the North-Eastern waters
around 2.25 a.m. yesterday, Navy spokesperson Commander D. K. P.