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  • Indian Army team visits Wanni in Sri Lanka November 2, 2011

    Colombo: An Indian army team has undertaken a visit to Tamil dominated Wanni region in northern Sri Lanka, which was once a battlefront between the government forces and the rebel LTTE during the three decades ethnic conflict, the military said on Wednesday. The representative delegation of the Indian Army Higher...
  • LTTE financial head killed, army capture rebels' last hospital March 13, 2009

    Colombo: Dealing a major blow to the beleaguered LTTE, Sri Lankan troops on Thursday captured the last remaining medical facility of the rebels at the restive Pudukudiyirippu area in Wanni and killed their financial chief along with scores of other guerrillas in fierce clashes. Government forces entered the Pudukudiyirippu Hospital premises...
  • LTTE shoots at civilians fleeing war zone, kills 19 February 10, 2009

    Colombo: At least 19 civilians were killed and 75 wounded when Tamil rebels fired at hundreds of civilians fleeing Sri Lanka's war zone, the defence ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry accused the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) of carrying out this "cowardly attack at the civilians seeking refuge with...
  • LTTE, Lankan army pitched battle leaves 150 dead April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: A pitched battle between the army and LTTE in Sri Lanka has claimed nearly 150 lives. The incident occurred at the front line in Muhamalai village when troops were advancing towards Killinochi, the LTTE's power centre. LTTE launched a fierce attack when the troops were opening a...