Karupaddamurippu said captured

[TamilNet, Friday, 05 November 1999, 10:44 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers have captured the strategic town of Karupaddamurippu which has been under the heavy attack for the last 24 hours said LTTE sources in London today.

Meanwhile SLA sources said the Tigers have launched a massive assault on their positions in Mankulam a few miles west of Karupaddamurippu.

According to the sources nearly 15,000 SLA troops are stationed in the strategic junction town on the A-9 high way that links Vavuniya and Kilinochchi.

The LTTE sources said the Tigers have laid siege to Mankulam and are carrying out heavy artillery strikes on it.

 

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