3:27 PM

05 terrorists killed

Security forces advanced into LTTE positions ahead of Welioya FDLs today (January 15), killing five terrorists and wounding four others, Wanni defences sources said, citing intercepted LTTE communication.

Military sources said that, one soldier laid his life while two other soldiers received wounds and was admitted to the general hospital at Vavuniya.

According to ground troops, three LTTE terrorists were killed and four wounded in two separate clashes between military and LTTE, North of Janakapura. Meanwhile, troops advanced towards enemy positions North of Kiriibbanwewa and destroyed an LTTE bunker position, killing two around 12 noon, today.