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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2901

Chundikulam Captured: Entire Jaffna Peninsula liberated

ChundikulamChundikulamColombo, 14 January, ( Sri Lanka Army 55 Division soldiers this evening (Jan 14) captured Chundikulam, the last LTTE held area in Jaffna Peninsula, along with 100 LTTE boats, a short while ago.

After capturing of Chundikulam, the landmass that links the Jaffna peninsula with the mainland, the entire Jaffna peninsula was liberated by the troops.

A senior LTTE Sea Tiger identified as 'Thiru' was killed during a confrontation with the army.

Sources told Asian Tribune that today some leading LTTE cadres have surrendered to the Government forces.

- Asian Tribune -

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