Forces capture Visuamadu, Chalai
LTTE held area shrinks to 200 sq. km:
Security Forces engaged in the final phase of its
battle against the LTTE further bottled in the Tiger cadres into a
limited area with troops taking full control of Visuamadu and the
LTTE’s last Sea Tiger base Chalai in the North of Mullaitivu,
Air Force smash LTTE targets
Air Force fighter jets in a series of aerial
attacks destroyed an LTTE communication center and a command center
of an area leader in Puthukudiruppu last morning.
More people cross over
Nearly 1,000 civilians arrived in Tharmapuram
and Visuamadu after fleeing from the LTTE during the past 48 hours
in a sign of an acceleration of the exodus of civilains from
Mullaitivu seeking protection under the Armed Forces.