10:23 PM

Jets Aattacked LTTE's Logistic Complex

Sri Lanka Air Force fighter jets attacked LTTE's key logistic complex and engineering yard in general area Visuvamadu, 15 km north west of Puthukkudiyiruppu in Mullaithivu district, this morning (Apr 17). According to the air force sources, the bombing mission was carried out between 6.25 am - 6.35 am.

10:22 PM

TimeBomb Was Found In Kandy

A 2.5 kg weighing time bomb was found and defused immediately by security forces personnel and Panwila Police during a combined search operation conducted at the Kelebokke area in Panwila - Kandy this evening (April 17).

According to Panwila Police sources, the bomb laden with C-4 high explosives was found whilst set to explode a transformer inside a tea factory. "It was set to explode at mid-night today and probably this is a sabotage attempt by LTTE operatives", Police sources said.