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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2768

Mankulam Sieged

Colombo, 17 November, (Asiantribune.com): Latest reports revealed that Mankulam located in the A 9 road has been surrounded by Task Force 3 and sieged. According to Army sources it is learnt that Mankulam will fall in the hands of Sri Lanka Army at any time.

Troops are moving from Vannivilankulam located 3 miles away from Mankulam located on the Mankulam – Vavunikulam – Thunukkai Road and also the troops have cutoff the a stretch of Mankulam – Odduchuddan – Mullaitivu road yesterday to prevent Tiger reinforcement arriving to strengthen Tiger cadres trapped in Mankulam.

Intelligent sources said that the trapped LTTE cadres are appealing to Tiger Leadership very frantically for reinforcement, but it is learnt that there is no way for the arrival of any reinforcement.

Sources also further said it is expected that LTTE Leader will call off defensive and request his cadres withdraw and flee, as usual and later to describe as a technical withdrawal to save face.

More details would follow …

- Asian Tribune -

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