12:45 PM

Air Force Pounds Terror Targets

Sri Lanka Air Force MI 24 helicopter gun ships carried out air sorties targeting an LTTE bunker line and mortar gun position ahead of Muhamalai security forces forward defence line (FDL) this morning (April 16).

Air force spokesperson Wing Commander Andrew Wijesooriya said that the air raid was launched around 6.15 a.m. to assist the ground troops engaged in counter terrorists offensives in the area.

Meanwhile, Air Force fighter jets bombed three identified LTTE camps located in Oddusudan area late in the night yesterday, Air Force spokesman further said.