Sri Lankan troops break through easily by the Chinese tanks LTTE fortifications
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According to Sri Lanka, “Sunday Observer “March 15, 2009 reported that, when the 55th Division commander, Army 准将普拉萨 that – Silva (Prasanna Silva) troops to advance from the” Tiger “organization of the forward line of 1.5 km around the area when the seats Seoul W is more busy than usual. Silva troops temporarily stationed where the mission area and to include from Nagel Kewell (Nagarkovil) to Mucha Mallett (Muhamalai) then Chalais (Chalai) the vast area.
only February 27 and March 1, the troops successfully repulsed the LTTE’s counter-dozen times, in addition to the LTTE also Chalais region’s forces launched Silva Four suicide attacks, but the military is to destroy the “Sea Tigers’ organization the last one in Chalais control area. Silva said, after five days of intense fighting, the Department has complete control of Chalais region, but also killed more than “Sea Tigers,” the leader of the organization. According to 席尔瓦准将 say, coastal warfare operations and in other places is different, more difficult operations in the coastal areas, because troops to march on the beach, will face a lot of suicide attacks.
席尔瓦准将 recalled with the “Sea Tigers”-Qaeda leader cable competition (Soosai) of the trial, on March 1 game away from his army claims that only 6 km away. Silva pointed out that there was no organization to launch a single round of assault any soldier, soldiers are instructed to keep casualties. “As regard to the civilian population, the slow pace of our advance,” Silva also pointed out that his troops still in the jungle to search for LTTE militants.
in the vicinity of the headquarters there are always some sparrows, they kept whispering call, they may enable us to feel safe. When the troops advanced to near the beach, when the Tigers sent 10 boats trying to regain Chalais blew atolls and Phillips Mansfield Alan (Puthumathalan, transliteration) of the periphery. Silva said, “My soldiers successfully defeated all of these suicide attacks.”
forces to establish the 55th Division headquarters, as Silva and ordinary soldiers lived in the same barracks where we are subject to the same protection. In a few kilometers away from our place to cover the artillery fire going, soldiers from the 55th Division headquarters station of departure to the direction of Alan Phillips Mansfield advance, here is the official recognition of the security zone, but after the departure from Chalais We remain on high alert.
sneak into the military vehicles are well camouflaged in the jungle, the soldiers are busy with repairs and maintenance, has become their mobile garage here. Soon after, we got moving the hospital’s security, army captain Mohammed – Ni Fula doctors (Mohamed Niflar) pointed out that the 55th division of the nearest doctors and nurses have been deployed, wounded by air and can quickly return to the rear. Ni Fula, said, “This will give the soldiers courage.” Ni Fula revealed that he and his colleagues can meet a variety of injuries (from mine injuries to gunshot wounds). Mobile hospital with the necessary drugs, respirators and blood transfusion equipment. After receiving treatment, the wounded will be sent to the rear for treatment, about 95 percent of the injured soldiers can save their lives.
In addition, logistical support forces also set up a “pontoon”, 6 and 8 of 35 field engineering forces used pontoon boats set up for the troops to deliver food, medicine and soldiers. When the advance troops to the northern coastal areas, almost no one Renshoudeliao hot weather. Here only the coconut trees that can block the sun for you.
mechanized Lakshman – 巴拉索里亚 (Lakshman Balasooriya) Captain pointed out, infantry combat in open areas embankment fortifications and in breaking the resistance encountered, and the Chinese-made tanks up to 45 per hour km, these tanks easily broke through the LTTE’s construction of a 15-foot-high embankment fortifications.
coast in Chalais march, we deep in thought, on the beach full of crippled limbs, the LTTE abandoned tattered uniforms and ammunition. Suddenly, the team heard a violent explosion in front of a cow in front of us had his legs blown off, it went into a minefield! A soldier poured a bucket of water to the cows, so that it may relieve the pain, the soldier said, “We can not treat them, but can not feed them, we are very sad.” On the beach, at least 20 dead animals, I believe there are at least two cows which do not expire. These innocent animals blown to pieces, but the soldiers can not do anything, because it is mine, not close. Clearly written on the military command, “If you want to use the full legs back Colombo (Sri Lanka’s capital), must strictly abide by hand combat is.”
Suman – Emmanuel Multan (Sumal Hemaratne ) Major pointed out that the LTTE often use their naval and ground forces in the middle of the night and this time dawn attack. Multan, said Emma, ??”we have launched 13 counter-attack, destroying 10 LTTE boats, and found 50 bodies.” Emmanuel said Multan naval forces in support has not been the case on the defeat of the LTTE attack.
soldiers had also scored the LTTE base, with the LTTE erupted in a fierce battle, and seized a large number of weapons, including: assault rifles, RPG rocket launchers, light machine guns, mortars, machine gun and a variety of tools for suicide attacks. Although these soldiers know that they at risk, especially in the war, the LTTE recruited more “human bombs”, but these soldiers are being very brave. They said, “We are ready to sacrifice, we will see the end of the LTTE and now the Tigers can not stop us, the leader of the Tigers are forcing men on the battlefield, or else people will flee.”
55 Division Puxi La (Pussella) lieutenant colonel came to his home with us, a forest shelter, Puxi La ask us, “You hungry?” In this way, we accompanied by cannon The roar and the continuous exchange of fire around the sound of eating a buffet. Here, the smell of cooking curry shrimp smell will make people drool, of course, this fragrance also contains a dead dog, dead cattle carcasses rancid. Puxi La lieutenant colonel in a small hut near the stop, he was cooking for a soldier said, “My child, do you cook shrimp?” “No, sir,” replied the soldier altogether. Here is an open-air kitchen, where soldiers cook rice, make fish curry. Puxi La lieutenant colonel said, “Sometimes they do great food, I often eat with them.” Generals any real action will bring the soldiers courage, which makes them able to defeat the LTTE.
In addition, we also found Puxi La, a hobby that wherever he was, even at the front, Puxi La are with his tank, he said, “They ( fish) to make me relax. “
552 Brigade 55th Division commander Ka Pila – 乌杜鲁普拉 (Kapila Udulupola),” said one female militant detonated his bomb, her There are many people around. “乌杜鲁普拉 with a sigh,” LTTE Qiongdikamu (Chundikulam, transliteration) to Chalais business for over 20 years in this region is to achieve their ambitions. army will destroy the them. LTTE coast of abuse in their navy and army, and in their nest construction of the vessel and submarines, while the sea tiger training soldiers here has become an important place of arms smuggling. “
Although LTTE as its naval base to Chalais, but 551 have been expelled Chalais trip north of LTTE forces, and 乌杜鲁普拉 of 552 have recovered Chalais trip south. Now the goal has been to point travel 552 Mansfield Alan Phillips.乌杜鲁普拉 pointed out that “the morale of soldiers still high compared with earlier, they know this is their last with the LTTE war.”
18:00 or so, formed by the six boats The patrol team loaded with soldiers began night patrols. Snipers and soldiers on patrol 24 hours a day to launch a fight against the LTTE. 4 and 8-member team member team lost in the jungle, the night they began to implement the task, while armored vehicles also drove the same direction. News revealed that in the early morning 5:30 and 7:30 pm, 55th Brigade of the soldiers with the infiltrators had a heated exchange of fire.
of the LTTE leader has suffered a huge defeat, and the 55th Brigade will soon launch a new offensive, had to rescue the LTTE-controlled thousands of civilians. Silva said, “I hope that when we reach the safety zone, when to have more civilians to come here.” This is not just hope, Silva has ordered soldiers not to shoot civilians, a bullet. (Xu Bingchuan/drop Hui)