Sri Lankan troops capture rebel town two strategies (Figure)
data for: Sri Lanka military
BEIJING, Nov. 18 Xinhua comprehensive report, Sri Lanka’s Defense Ministry said 17 government troops and Tamil Tiger rebels after fierce fighting, the successful capture of two rebel-controlled strategic city and across the a symbolic dividing line between the two sides of the road.
兰布克韦拉 Sri Lankan defense spokesman said the government Jun Gong 入曼库拉姆 a town on the Tamil rebel’s political center in the south of Kilinochchi. Another important government troops also captured the rebel base south of 库马拉姆奈 town of Mullaitivu.
Mankulamu town victory is considered a major victory for government forces, its location is in the rebels stronghold on the main route.
兰布克韦拉 talk: “We can completely cut off the rebels in the area of ??the line.”
Sri Lanka’s military said last week that they tackled in the most northern city Punei Lin.
兰布克韦拉 said: “For us, Mankulamu is a very important place; nine years ago the rebels away from our hands to it, and Punei Lin also So. “
Sri Lanka Defense Ministry did not disclose the casualties of the battle, but that is launched from a multi-way attack on Kilinochchi.
Tamil Tigers said on its website, the 17-day war, 20 government soldiers were killed.