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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2955

Speculation that a high profile LTTE leader bombed: SLAF fighters raid LTTE nerve center in Kilinochchi

Sunil C. Perera from Colombo

Colombo, 23 January, ( SLAF fighter jets raided a strategically important LTTE base this morning (January 23) during low diving missions conducted East of Iranamadu Tank at Kalamadukulam in Kilinochhci, at 11.15 a.m.

According to Air Force Spokesperson Wing Commander Andi Wijesoriya, the air sorties were carried out with pinpoint accuracy on information obtained through real-time air surveillance and ground reconnaissance.

The target identified as X-Ray base was located in a thick jungle patch in LTTE's claimed 'high military zone' and 'Intel' reports confirm it to be the hub of LTTE activities in Kilinochchi, the sources said.

The sources also revealed that it has been a regular visiting site of a high profile LTTE leader.

- Asian Tribune -

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