Mortar attack prompts search operation in Morawewa

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 30 January 2007, 18:38 GMT]
Soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) with police Tuesday morning conducted a combined cordon and search operation in Morawewa area located about 24 km Northwest of Trincomalee along Trincomalee-Anuradhapura road. The operation followed a mortar attack on the SLAF camp located in Morawewa by LTTE cadres Tuesday early morning, security sources said.

Military sources in Colombo said there were no casualties on the security side in the mortar attack and that the Government forces had successfully retaliated the attack.

 

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