9:39 AM

Wanni Operation

At least 22 terrorists were reported killed and over 10 wounded in clashes erupted between SLA and LTTE ahead of terrorist defences in Vavuniya and Welioya fronts yesterday (March 22), Wanni military sources said.
These latest figures accounted for over 40 LTTE deaths and similar casualties in total during Saturday's pitched fighting at the Mannar, Vavuniya, Welioya and Jaffna fronts.
According to MCNS sources, 3 soldiers have laid their lives while 6 others were reported wounded in confrontations at the Welioya front. Troops have also recovered 70 AP mines and 4 booby traps following intensive search operations conducted in general area Kallikulama, the sources further said.