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
04.02.24 15:40   Photo
சியோனிசம் காணும் தோல்வி ஈழத்தமிழருக்குப் பலன் தரவல்ல படிமை மாற்றத்தின் அறிகுறி
24.04.22 05:44  
தீவின் நெருக்கடிச் சூழலில் ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசம் கடைப்பிடிக்கவேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடுகள்
09.04.22 14:44   Photo
குறிதவறும் ஈழத்தமிழர் தலைமைகளுக்கு வரலாறு தருகின்ற எச்சரிக்கை
21.01.22 07:24   Photo
ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசத்தின் தலைமைத்துவம் தேர்தல் அரசியற் கட்சிகளுக்கு அப்பாலானது
02.11.21 15:32   Photo
13 ஆம் சட்டத்திருத்தத்தால் கட்டமைக்கப்பட்ட இன அழிப்பை எதிர்கொள்ள முடியுமா?
15.09.21 08:19  
English version not available
17.05.21 19:23   Photo
Ananthi blames war criminal Silva for blocking collective memorial at Mu'l'livaaykkaal
09.04.21 14:46  
English version not available
23.03.21 12:41   Photo
No focus on Tamil genocide, geopolitics gets played out in Geneva in favour of QUAD formation
21.03.21 13:34   Photo
Navi Pillay explains ‘human rights’ limitations in Geneva on Tamil genocide
15.03.21 20:36   Photo
Deceived Tamil activists in UK falsely claimed ‘substantial changes’ to Zero draft
09.03.21 21:34   Photo
UK repeatedly wronged Tamils says hunger-striker, demands genocide justice
26.02.21 11:53   Photo
Tamils witness false dilemma in Geneva as geopolitical formations pit against each other
19.02.21 14:02   Photo
UK not prepared to push for ICC option in new UNHRC Resolution
07.02.21 23:16   Photo
Unprecedented P2P uprising paves the way for rights-oriented politics of Tamils and Muslims
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=3492