Tigers advance on complex - radio
[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 December 1999, 09:45 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers advancing on the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) base at Elephant Pass are 3 km. from the centre of the complex, the Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio today. Hundreds of SLA soldiers have been killed as two bases in Paranthan were overrun, the radio said.
The LTTE is pounding the southern defence lines of the central base, the radio added.
An SLA Brigade headquarters at the Paranthan chemical factory and another camp beyond it were captured yesterday, the radio said.
The Liberation Tigers are advancing on the sourthern defence lines of the Elephant Pass base
The bodies of hundreds of SLA soldiers are lying in the captured areas, the VoT radio said.