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Security News-10/07/2008

At least 10 LTTE terrorists were killed and 6 others reported wounded during separate clashes erupted between troops and LTTE, Wednesday (July 9) south of Vedithalthivu at the Mannar battlefront.According to reports, 6 terrorists were killed in general area Puliyankulama, when troops forced into 2 LTTE bunker defences with small arms and RCL fire at 6a.m.Separately, troops mounted similar attacks at 3 LTTE bunker defences located south of Vedithalthivu, as military reports confirmed killing 4 terrorists and injuring 6 others in the offensive lunched at around 6.45 a.m.

President of Sri Lanka and Commander-in-Chief, H.E Mahinda Rajapaksa, Tuesday (July 8) promoted the Asia Cup cricketing hero Ajantha Mendis from the rank of Sergeant in the SL Army to Second Lieutenant.