Sri Lankan troops capture LTTE last nests (Figure)
LTTE armed personnel.
Tamil Tiger militants.
Colombo January 25 (Reporter Chen Zhanjie) 25 Sri Lankan military said government troops recovered Tammy evening the Liberation Tigers of Eelam (LTTE) control the last major town – north-east Sri Lanka Department of Mullaitivu.
Sri Lankan Defense Ministry officials said the Army 59 division troops attack Rumulaidi Wu afternoon, after conducting a series of security operations, on the evening made the town’s control.
Mullaitivu in the northeast of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, about 350 kilometers, is the LTTE in the northeast part of the country’s military headquarters. Government forces captured on April 2 at the LTTE headquarters in Kilinochchi, the LTTE-controlled Mullaitivu as the last major town.
from the 1980s, the Tamil Tigers and government forces fight discrimination on the grounds to the north and east in Sri Lanka for an independent Tamil state, leading to 7 years of war 000 deaths. Sri Lankan government forces from 2006 to the LTTE controlled areas to launch large-scale offensive, and has recovered most of the Eastern Province and Northern regions. Sri Lankan military generals said troops would completely defeat the LTTE in the near future.