Sri Lankan military officials meet in Palaali

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 13:42 GMT]
A defence team comprising high level officials of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF), Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), were flown to Palaali airbase amid tight security Tuesday morning for an assessment of the air attack carried out by the Tigers on the High Security Zone Palaali garrison in Jaffna. A number of bombs dropped by the LTTE aircrafts had hit the military installations including the ammunition stores and camps along Kadduvan - Kankesanthurai (KKS) Road and in areas surrounding Mayiliddi harbour, according to a military official who did not wished to be named.

Private civilian airliners operated by Euro Lanka and Expo Aviation continued their services as usual to Jaffna on Tuesday, sources in Jaffna said.

A group of journalists were also scheduled to be flown by the Sri Lanka Air Force from Colombo to Palaali Tuesday afternoon, according to media sources in Colombo.


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