SLA fires artillery, MBRL from Northern Front

[TamilNet, Monday, 28 July 2008, 14:48 GMT]
A barrage of heavy artillery and Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) fire from the Northern Front was launched by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Sunday and Monday into Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) controlled territory in Iyakkachchi, Pazhai and Vadamaraadchi East villages despite no provocation from the LTTE side, sources in Ki'linochchi said.

The artillery attack from Mukamaalai was launched by the SLA from 10:00 p.m. till 11:20 p.m. Sunday. The attack resumed again at 6:20 p.m. Monday.

Meanwhile, two Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Kfir bombers flew over Ki'linochchi around for fifteen minutes from 1:10 p.m., and surveillance aircrafts were observed from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The LTTE is observing a unilateral ceasefire during the period of SAARC summit in Colombo.

 

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