5:47 PM

Terrorists Branch in U.S.

The LTTE political wing has established "branches" in the United States, as part of a global expansion in which the LTTE seeks to purchase millions of dollars worth of anti-aircraft weapons, automatic rifles, grenade launchers, ammunition, explosives and other military equipment, according to federal law-enforcement authorities. WP

Link: The Washingtion Time

8:06 AM

SLAF Destroys Terrorists Base

Sri Lanka, Air Force supersonic fighter jets bombed at LTTE black tiger base located at Northwest of Mankulam this morning, (7 April).

Air force spokes person wing commander Andi Wijesoriya speaking to defence.lk said that their sorties were launched around 6.15 a.m. based on the information gathered through air surveillances and ground intelligence sources. The pilots confirm that the target was achieved accurately, he added.

7:38 AM

Wanni Operation

The Wanni liberation operation is continuing further inflecting damages to the enemy in Northern and Wanni battle fronts, defence sources in Mannar said. According to the report reached from forefront 22 terrorists were killed while another 22 cadres were wounded due to the clashed sparked yesterday, April 05.

On Jaffna theatre of battle, an LTTE terrorist was gunned down by the army snipers deployed in Nagarkovil front yesterday.On Wanni theatre of battle, in Vavuniya front incidents were reported from Palampiddi, Madhu and Vilattikulam areas.

Troops ambushed an LTTE movement in general area Palampiddi around 11.10 a,m yesterday. Intercepted LTTE radio communication, it is revealed that 4 LTTE cadres were killed in this attack. An army soldier also suffered minor injuries due to this incident.

Three more LTTE terrorists were killed in a separate confrontation took place in general area Madhu, the report said.In general area Vilattikulam, three terrorists were killed while another three were injured when the troops launched an attack targeting LTTE bunker defences around 12.20 p.m yesterday.

Meanwhile, 52 hand grenades were found by the troops on search operation in general area Madhu.In Mannar front, army snipers deployed in Thirukethiswaram gunned down 2 LTTE cadres in two separate shooting incidents last afternoon.

Meanwhile, two army personnel made their fullest sacrifice for the sake of motherland due to anti-personnel mine explosions while conducting clearing operation in recently liberated areas in Thirukethiswaram and Adampan.

Source( www.defence.lk)