SLN conducts war-exercise in northern seas
[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 December 2007, 13:48 GMT]
More than 1500 Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) and Army (SLA) troopers participated in a war exercise along northern seas and land from Katkoava'lam to Manatkaadu Friday, Saturday mornings, and again on Sunday morning from 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., sources in Jaffna said.
Meanwhile, SLA command has constructed new watch towers and sentry points along northern shores stretching from Tho'ndamanaaru to Manatkaadu.
The new sentries facilitate SLA troopers to conduct long-range observations, according to informed sources