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Capture of Prabhakaran, only a matter of time- Defence Secretary - Update - 4

By Ravi Ladduwahetty – Sri Lanka Editor – Asian Tribune

The capture of LTTE Leader is only a matter of time, Sri Lankan Defence Ministry Secretary Col. Gotabhaya Rajapaksa told "Asian Tribune" in an exclusive interview. The Defence Secretary was speaking in the immediate aftermath of the Sri Lanka Army troops captured the last strategic LTTE stronghold of Pudukudirippu. He said that it was one of the greatest victories of the Armed Forces whose conscientious military strategy which enabled them to capture the last LTTE stronghold successfully by surrounding them and also in combating the Tigers who tried to infiltrate the advancing troops.


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