STF operation in Ampara
[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 August 1999, 17:59 GMT]
The Special Task Force (STF) conducted a combing operation today in the Kanjikudichcha Aaru area in the Ampara district. About 150 STF personnel participated in the operation led by the Superintendent of Police Lucky Peiris, military sources said.
An abandoned transit camp of the Liberation Tigers was destroyed in the operation and a truck used by the Tigers was also recovered from the area, police sources said.
The STF claimed that the Tigers had pulled out of their camp leaving rice, sugar and other provisions.