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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2707

Elephant pass falls: Sri Lankan Government control of A-9 Road completed

From Ruwan Weerakoon in Colombo

Colombo, 09 January, ( Tigers' control of Jaffna – Kandy A – 9 Road has been brought under the Government control today. It has become a reality after the fall of Elephant Pass on the Jaffna side.

According to a reports from the Northern Theatre of war Sri Lankan forces have taken control of the entire area from Muhamalai to Elephant Pass.

Troops belongs to 53 Division commanded by Brigadier Kamal Gunarathne and 55 Division Commanded By Brigadier Prasanna Silva from Jaffna - Muhamali and Kilali advanced from north to south and have linked with troops located in the south of Elephant Pass belongs to 58 Division commanded by Brigadier Shavindra Silva, thus bringing the entire Jaffna – Kandy A 9 Road under the Sri Lankan Government’s control.

- Asian Tribune -

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