Six MBTs damaged -VoT

[TamilNet, Monday, 28 June 1999, 07:50 GMT]
Six SLA Main battle Tanks (MBT) were damaged by the Liberation Tigers in the fighting on Saturday, said the Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio said in its morning news broadcast today.

The radio further said that the Liberation Tigers have thwarted a massed advance by the Sri Lanka Army to take the Pallamadu junction and that twenty-two Tigers were killed in the fighting.

The radio announced five names out of the 22 killed in the fighting: They are:

Raaveenan (Rasarathinam Sasitharan of Jaffna)

Arumainilaa (Sivarasa Sivaranjini of Rasanayagam road, Oddusuddan)

Mathanan (Sabarathinam Santhirakumar of Kovilkunjukkulam, Omanthai)

Rajeevan (Palanichamy Naagarasa of Vavuniya)

Puhalan (Rasu Thanabalasingam of Puliyamadhu, Nedunkerny)

Meanwhile two policemen were seriously injured when a wild elephant attacked a bunker in Sector 8 near Madhu Road along Vavuniya-Mannar trunk road, around 11 p.m. yesterday police sources said.

The injured policemen, Seneviratne and Shaminda Bandara have been admitted at the Anuradhapura hospital, the sources added.


Related Articles:
27.06.99   SLA advance thwarted says radio

 

Latest 15 Reports
16.07.18 22:48   Photo
SL Forest Department seizes agricultural lands of Eezham Tamils in Paduvaan-karai
15.07.18 19:14   Photo
Families of enforced disappeared vehemently oppose OMP sittings in North
14.07.18 19:35  
SL High Court in Vavuniyaa tricked again into postponing hearings on TPP case
13.07.18 23:20   Photo
NPC CM declines participation in Colombo's unilateral task force for so-called Development
12.07.18 12:22   Photo
Genocidal Sri Lanka seizes ancient coastal hamlet of Tamil-speaking aborigines in Trincomalee
11.07.18 18:20  
Collaborationist sections of TNA lose significance, Wigneswaran holds key to unified Tamil polity
10.07.18 21:53  
SL Military Intelligence recommences recruitment of notorious ex-paramilitary operatives
09.07.18 22:30   Photo
Antiquities Ordinance used to justify Sinhalicisation of 48 locations in Mullaiththeevu
08.07.18 19:06   Photo
TNPF protests against Colombo's move to militarise Jaffna Fort
07.07.18 19:56   Photo
SL Police in Champoor blocks remembrance of Tamils massacred by SL military
06.07.18 23:17  
Jaffna University silent to Colombo's pressure, motives behind Fort excavation questioned
05.07.18 23:49  
Tamils need native movements to confront Colombo-centric environmental exploitations
04.07.18 20:29  
Geneva-based human rights regime is big disappointment: Tamil political prisoners
03.07.18 23:39   Photo
Source files from one of digital cameras witnessing 2009 genocide released to public domain
02.07.18 22:55   Photo
Macro-level approach needed to confront genocidal land grab in Mullaiththeevu
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=3492