Colombo Attacks

  • Troops overrun key LTTE defences, capture Palai town January 8, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lankan troops Thursday smashed key forward defences of the Tamil Tigers in the island's north and captured yet another rebel stronghold of Palai, military officials here said. Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said the army's 53 and 55 Divisions advancing from Jaffna peninsula since Wednesday “overran all key...