8:48 PM

17 terrorists killed in yesterday's

Military reports from the Northern battlefronts indicate that army has inflicted considerable losses upon the terrorists during yesterday's (January 16) clashes.

In the Jaffna theatre, army infantrymen deployed along the Kilaly front confronted with a group of terrorists around 11.45, last night. Ground troops confirmed that 02 terrorists were killed in the incident.

Meanwhile, snipers deployed on the Kilaly defence line claimed that one more terrorist was shot down around 3.40.p.m. On the Muhamalai front, another terrorist was reported killed by the snipers around 2.30.p.m