With the army entering Visvamadu town east of A9 road
yesterday morning, the largest ever ground offensive directed against the
LTTE is rapidly reaching its zenith.
The army said that fighting was continuing in the area with 58 Division troops gradually evicting the enemy from their strong points. A senior official said that multi-pronged offensive involving armour and artillery was now threatening to overwhelm LTTE units holding a section of the Paranthan-Mullaitivu A 35, the only major road not fully under army control.
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LTTE creates ‘humanitarian
catastrophe’: blasts off Kalmadukulam Tank bund
The LTTE blasted the Kalmadukulam Tank bund yesterday morning in a desperate attempt to stall the multi-frontal military surge towards Visuamadu area, latest reports from the Mullaittivu battlefront said.