7:27 PM

Security News

At least 19 LTTE terrorists were killed and 9 others reported wounded during battles ensued between troops and LTTE in general area Akkarayankulama, in the Southwestern perimeters of Kilinochchi on Tuesday (Oct 7), according to Wanni military sources.

Troops acting on information found a complete explosive jacket worn by LTTE suicide cadres, 2 claymore mines and 3 AP (anti personal) mines from a jungle area in Nilappanikkanmalai, Kuchchiweli in Trincomalee district, this morning (Oct 8).

Sri Lanka Air Force MI-24 helicopters raided 3 separate LTTE gathering places located in Mullaittivu front this evening, 8 October.The air raids were carried out around 5.40 p.m. targeting identified LTTE gathering places located in general area Kumbulamunai, western edge of Nayaru lagoon in Mullaittivu, Air Force spokesperson, Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara said.

According to Tamil Net

Two Sri Lankan Special Task Force (STF) officers were killed near Kagnchikudichchaa'ru STF camp around 9:45 a.m.