Troops enter strategic Thunukkai town
Army troops attached to the 57 Division yesterday
entered the strategically important Thunukkai town, an alternative
hideout of LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabhakaran in the Western flank
of the Mullaitivu district, west of the Jaffna-Kandy A-9 road and
are continuing search operation to flush out Tiger cadres, military
sources told the Daily News last night.