Troops advance in Kokavil area
Kokavil: Troops attach- ed to the 574 Brigade
advancing in the general area of Kokavil to the south of Kilinochchi
by yesterday afternoon closed in on the Kokavil town centre
perimeter where the famous Kokavil SLRC (Sri Lanka Rupavahini
Cooperation) transmission tower stands.
Govt assures safety of ICRC officials, civilians
Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara
said the ICRC truncated their presence at the Omanthai entry/exit
point from Tuesday which is the only passage civilian have access to
cross from both cleared and the uncleared areas.