March towards victory
LTTE cornered in Mullaitivu
After the opening of A9 road and the fall of Elephant Pass, the LTTE
is virtually trapped in a corner mainly within the Mullaitivu
district. The LTTE is facing the brunt from seven divisions of the
Sri Lanka Army, i.e. 55 and 53 Divisions of the Northern front, 58,
57, 59, Task Force 03 and 04 from the Vanni front.
Commanders celebrate A-9 victory
The national flag fluttered in the breeze in the open terrain of
Elephant Pass yesterday as the Security Forces Commanders of Jaffna
and Wanni shook hands in the centre of Elephant Pass to mark the
historic moment of opening the Jaffna-Kandy A-9 Road with the
capture of Elephant Pass.
Div. 59 steps on to fourth LTTE airstrip
Troops attached to 59 Division captured yet another airstrip, the
fourth during Vanni Operations yesterday. According to the Media
Centre for National Security this 2.5km long and 100m wide strip
lies 5 km west of the Mullaitivu lagoon.
Forces advance towards Mullaitivu:
LTTE on last legs
If there were any fastest move in the battlefront since the
commencement of the Mavil Aru battle, it was witnessed within the
first ten days of the year 2009 with the most prestigious Tiger
strongholds falling to the Security Forces.