Close on the heels of the Task Force I (TF I) capturing Pooneryn to reach the Jaffna lagoon along the north-western coast, the recently raised Task Force III (TF III) yesterday afternoon overran Mankulam, situated 30 kilometres north of Vavuniya.
The government yesterday handed over three wheelers to
a group of wounded soldiers at the Defence Ministry. Defence Secretary
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa pats one of the recipients.
Pic Kamal Bogoda