Lankan Deep Penetration Unit retreats leaving behind Claymore mine - LTTE

[TamilNet, Monday, 20 February 2006, 14:31 GMT]
A team of Sri Lanka Army soldiers who entered LTTE controlled Mahilankulam 25 km southeast of Mannar near Iluppaikulam withdrew from the site when intercepted by an LTTE patrol, Media Coordinator of the Liberation Tigers, Daya Master told media Monday evening. The Sri Lankan soldiers had left behind a claymore mine when they withdrew from the site, he added.

Mannar claymore
LTTE released the photograph of the Claymore mine left behind by the Deep Penetration team in Mahilankulam.
The SLA incursion into LTTE territory is another incident in the continued violation of the Cease Fire Agreement (CFA) by the Sri Lankan Military, the LTTE media coordinator said.

Article 1.2 of the February 2002 CFA Agreement requires cessation of all military action and including the firing of direct and indirect weapons, armed raids, ambushes, assassinations, abductions, destruction of civilian or military property, sabotage, suicide missions and activities by deep penetration units. The article also requires complete cessation of offensive naval and aerial operations.

 

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