9:31 AM

Sri Lanka Army captures Adampan Town

Sri Lanka Government troops fighting against Tamil Tigers on the Mannar front, captured Adampan town area this morning from the Tamil Tigers, defence sources said.

Government troops captured Adampan tank and two square km of ground area South of Adampan today. Army conducted operations from yesterday morning and captured the area.
At least 15 Tiger cadres were killed in hours long fighting erupted between security forces and the Tamil Tigers in the area, Media Center for National Security (MCNS) said.

It was reported that two army soldiers died while 7 others suffered injuries, MCNS further said.
Defence sources further revealed, Army liberated about 2 square kilometers area, lies between the Neelachcheana road and the dam of the Adampan tank, in the South of Adampan town.