Sri Lankan forces yesterday said that 24 four barrelled 14.5 mm anti-aircraft guns of Chinese origin (ZPU 4) had been among arms and ammunition worth millions of US$ recovered by troops during eelam war IV.
They said that the mobile guns had been acquired along with a range of other armaments from China producing North Korean and Eritrean end-user-certificates.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa recently said at a public meeting that he had felt that..
A woman riding her push cycle overtakes an Army tractor, an indication that all’s well at this once volatile town where LTTE atrocities were rampant and people moved about in fear of being hit by cross fire .This was a scene at Vavuniya town on Thursday. (Photo-Kamal Bogoda)