Troops capture strategic areas in its advance to Madhu
Army Chief briefs President:
At the Security Council meeting held on Friday
morning, Army Commander Lt. General Sarath Fonseka was due to brief
President Mahinda Rajapaksa about the progress of the battle to
liberate Wanni from the clutches of the LTTE.
Soldiers make inroads into LTTE stronghold
Soldiers of the 58 Division in Mannar
successfully marched another 700 metres into the LTTE stronghold
yesterday, military sources said. Soldiers destroyed two LTTE bunker
lines in the Ilanthivan area of Adampan in Mannar during the
operation. Ground troops said that at least ten LTTE cadres could
have been killed during the confrontation.