Friday, April 3, 2009

Tough days for LTTE 'middle-management'

A team of Commandos from the Special Task Force acting on Military Intelligence this morning ambushed a group of 15 Tigers at Kotiyagala (Situated near general area Siyambalanduwa) along the Ampara-Monaragala border killing 13 and injuring another two who subsequently escaped.

The team was part of a 75-member unit deployed under LTTE leaders "Colonel" Ram and Nagulan operating from the general area Kanjikudiaru.

Meanwhile the former "Special Commander" of the Chalres Anthony Brigade Gobith and the last known "Special Commander" of the same unit, Amuthab have been killed in fighting at Ananthapuram, a village on the A-35 road.

"Colonel" Gobith once headed the famed Charles Anthony Unit and "Lt. Colonel" Pallavan functioned as his Deputy Commander until Pallavan and a team of 200 Charles Anthony cadres were surrounded and routed by the Special Forces and the 57 Division. "Lt. Colonel" Amuthab, who Military Intelligence says was similar in appearance to a westerner then replaced Pallavan and subsequently Gobith until both of them were routed on the same day at Ananthapuram.

127 comments:

Pundeyeelam said...

Thanks DW,
Now please stay alert for garbage non related comments and remove them from this informative blog.

SriLanka Special Forces said...

Thanks for the update defencewire

Sam Perera said...

DW,

Gopith and Amuthab are the poster boys of hardcore in LTTE. Other little side kicks like Thamilendi and Nadesan are of little military value. It is my opinion that these are our best kills since Charles, it is even better since we could bag two in once incident.

Defencewire said...

I will PE.

You are welcome SF.

I agree Sam. These are experienced field commanders. LTTE has no time left to create more of them.

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright said...

Can you please provide an anlysis of how things will take shape next? I believe the remaining LTTe cardres (strength?)are now almost in the no-fire zone.

Defencewire said...

TTBB,

The plan is to get a section of the tigers to defect but what will happen is anybody's guess.

Defence Column said...

# Tigers use 150,000 as ‘shields’
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# Troops encircle No Fire Zone Forces poised for civilian rescue:
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# 26 Suicide bombers on the prowl: President cautions Cabinet
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# Terror factory: degeneration of human resources
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# Seat-sharing: Vaiko keeps mum
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# Troops of 53 Div and Task Force 8 extend their forward boundaries further into terror enclave- Puthukkudiyiruppu
Link

Sujeewa Kokawala said...

Canadian Tiger;

Just wait for the riots in the south to kick in.

What riots? You mean South India? That will bring a sure genocide to TN tamils if they start rioting there.

The economy isn't going to hold on,

As per diaspora like Navindran, there can't be any economy left in SL. It has fallen, crushed and crumbled. Whoa.

As a matter of fact, SL economy has been running i its current state for the eons that we knew it.

and now the Sri Lankan government's recklessness has been exposed to the world by the Tamil Diaspora.

I believe that, in the contrary, SL govt has exposed the ruthlessness of Tiger support base of diaspora and they are being persecuted.

It's just a matter of time before it all turns around.

The matter is that this time does not come. You guys waited for it from Mavil Aru times. And even now some of you still think that 1000 ragged terrorists, 5000 forced school kids and 75000 hungry civilians can turn around the tables from ~20 sqkm land given in the mercy of GOSL. Day dreaming is not suitable enough for you.

To you Sinhala extremists continue cheering on your military on its short-term fictitious ‘military’ gains, continue to believe Colombo’s fairy tales,


Prove what part is fictitious.

but realize that the birth of Tamil Eelam is just around the corner,

I will never come. It has always been around the corner of your incest ruthless minds. So will it be till you die. But in reality it has been eliminated from SL. Mere proceedings await.

and We Will get the last Laugh!

Yeah a never ending last laugh in a Toronto Mental Asylum.

All the best.

hoomiti said...

Thanks DW for the update.

How many LTTE's will be in Ampara/ Kanchikudichiaru/ Yala area now? Are there reasonable numbers? Why STF don't go for a offensive there?


About North,
Hope Prabha still there? What's your guess DW?

Puk Batta said...

I don't bother commenting!!! becos you should know that you are an old lady, my friend " Defence Wire" who sleeps more than 10 hours day!!!!

Puk Batta said...

My woman is turned on with the frequency of your approvals my friend!!!!defence Wire!!!

Puffy said...

DW, Im sure you must be saying "Finally" about the success of the STF in killing those terras, right? ;-)
Aw, it does not matter who kills ltte, as long as they get killed in numbers!
Btw, that 130 Arty we found is the one that the air force bombed 2 days back?
It's good if we can get some terras to surrender, but in the mean time, what's the role the SF can play in the NFZ? Is an infiltration possible to take out the key ltte leaders? I'm sure we can get some help from civilians and ltte who are sick of ltte now!

Jay said...

I hear someone gasping for last few breaths. Peelamists who lived by the sward now dying by the sward. A fitting finale you'd say.

Single said...

DW,
simple question. Why your news always behind the Defence.lk and army.lk these days ?

Since same news was on defence.lk and army site earlier and you didn't add anything new information, I am in the beleif that you just cut and paste these days.

George said...

Hi Defencewire,

thanks for the update. I have 2 questions,
1) As far as I know it's 58 division
which dominating the area and they were the once who intercepted these LTTE group!
2) What happened to the bunch of LTTE carders whom breached 58 Div line and destroyed 3 of our cannons several weeks ago? Have SLA taken them out?

Thanks

BlackPanther said...

DW,
As the LTTE areas dwindle away obviously the options of the LTTE is limited. Along with that, SLDF opitions too are not very many mainly because of the civilian factor. Any direct assult on the LTTE is bound to have a very high civilian casualty rate.

One option is to futher enhance PSY OPS. Get the civilians to rebel against LTTE. Even with arms, 2000 LTTE caders can not control a force of 50000 focused civilians. The LTTE outer rings lack leadership and purpose. They are demoralised. This situation should be capitalised to our advantage.

Psy ops should be aimed at.

1. Showing Civilians in the no fire zone the freedom and treatment those who escaped the clutches of the LTTE enjoy. These should be innovative, informative and effective.

2. Distancing Civilans in the Safe zone, from the LTTE. Showing that the SLDF is not what it used to be. That it is a disciplined trained force with regard to human rights.

3. Getting Civilians to question whether there is a purpose for their suffering whilst diasspora has cozy life in the west.

4. Making the civilians turn around and directly question the LTTE.

5. Giving them simple tips to organise themselves against the LTTE.

6. Aim the outer circle of the LTTE to abandon arms and try and escape and surrender or to defect.
7.Let them get to know the defeats of the LTTE. This should be illustrative and comprehensive. (Just like the Army lower ranks do not know SLDF casulaties the LTTE caders should be unaware of theirs)
Let them know that it is going to be a waste of their lives. There will be no meaning to their death unlike a SLDF death because at the end the LTTE will be crushed.


Air dropping leaflets, word of mouth through moles within the area and other methods can be used.

Continous effective propaganda has turned around resutls of battles through out the world. We need to use this so that the LTTE could be dismantled with effort of the Tamil civilians who want their freedom. This would be their new freedom struggle.

Let the remaining LTTE be dismantled by it self and the very people it claims to represent (In fact keep hostage)

I hope this is seen by the relevent ranks.

BlackPanther said...

DW,

Thats very good that you approve all comments. Clean this blog of filth, but let there be opposing view as well.

ThangachiPunday said...

Ahhh another succeful day for SLA!

Peelam Hooooooo Hoooooooo ha ha ha

Sakkilyas what now pundays what now? keep protesting please. We need more toilet cleaners in Toronto and London.

ha ha ha

Thangachis must be thinking " Shit this is really happening "

Peter where are u today? India? Hong Kong? London? Ohhhh thats right I forgot those are the places u make up while sitting in your moms living room lol! ha ha ha

ranilb5 said...

13 dead out of 75 in Ampara; anohter 62 are to be hunted down!

Hope STF will do it before they carry out planned attacks on civilians, leaders and important facilities.

DW, where does LTTE get its firing power when they have been surrounded for months?

ஆத்மா said...

This is the same amuthab who welcomed the SLA into Vanni.

http://www.seithy.com/breifArticle.php?newsID=745&category=Article

இப்போது இன்னொரு "ஜயசிக்குறு"- வன்னிக்குள் சிங்களப்படை வருவதனையே நாங்கள் எதிர்பார்க்கிறோம்: துணைத் தளபதி அமுதாப் விளக்க உரை..

මොරටු සමන් - MoratuSaman said...

Thank you Defence Wire - any news from NFZ (no fire zone)?

Since DW upgrade security on the site, its easier to read.

Thanks

isurujosh said...

real DW is back

මොරටු සමන් - MoratuSaman said...

OK guys, get ready for hot news.

New Operation going to start by SLA to save all NFZ Tamils and Pussycats.

1st time in the world history this kind of SF operation going to happend, MR. Sarath Fonseka said.

How ever he can't give out the style of the operation.

All the Army s around the world are watching this...

Game of the Death started.

yep Diasporas can jump up and down with pussycats flags now on the street....

Elama Kiri

Marcus said...

Why can't we use loud speakers directed to NFZ from liberated areas to deliver the psy ops messages? Keep reminding the LTTE carders that there is no where to go other than surrender.

I am sure the NFZ is close enough for people to hear the loud speakers.

Amma Gahai/Gahawi said...

Thanks for the up-dates DW, keep up the good work. Give us more in-detail info if possible.

I don't blog in the weekend but I am about to go to Melbourne rally against LTTP fcukers and I will do a monkey dance if boys let me! ha ha ha

lankaputhra said...

On Sri Lanka, UN's Ban Drops Call for Suspension of Fighting, Vague on Aerial Bombing

Byline: Matthew Russell Lee of Inner City Press at the UN: News Analysis

UNITED NATIONS, April 3 -- Weeks after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for a suspension of fighting in Sri Lanka, his Office's follow-up statement on April 3 omitted the request. Rather, apparently implementing the UN's new strategy of putting more pressure on the Tamil Tiger rebels than the government, Ban's Associate Spokesman Farhan Haq read out a statement that the Tamil Tigers are violating international humanitarian law, while the government is merely "reminded of its obligations."

Inner City Press asked, what happened to the call for a suspension of fighting? Video here, from Minute 15:45. Mr. Haq pointed to the statement he had just read out, which did not refer to a suspension of cessation of fighting, much less to a ceasefire. When Inner City Press first asked Ban about the killing in Sri Lanka, Ban said he could not call for a ceasefire because Sri Lanka was not on the Security Council's agenda.

After then-President of the Council Yukio Takasu told Inner City Press that Ban's statement is not what the UN Charter says, Ban called for a suspension of fighting. But Sri Lanka's president has said he will not give in to international pressure and that the fighting will continue. Inner City Press asked for a reply from Ban, but none was given. Then on April 3 there issued a prepared statement omitting any call for a suspension of fighting.


Ban Ki-moon in car on phone, call for suspension of fighting not shown

Ironically, Haq then read out a statement by the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs which described "aerial bombing of the No-Fire Zone" in northern Sri Lanka. Particularly given the reports that the Tamil Tigers' rag-tag air force has been destroyed, to say "aerial bombing" is to say "Sri Lankan government," but to omit saying those words. Why? To jibe with Ban's new strategy of accusing the Tigers of law-breaking and merely reminding the government of obligations?

A senior UN official has told Inner City Press that this is the UN's strategy, since the government of Sri Lanka has so openly ignored Ban's calls: to pressure instead the Tamil Tigers and their supporters overseas, threatening prosecutions, and to "lay off" the government. Given the number of deaths that have been caused by shelling and aerial bombing by the government, to "lay off" is to be complicit.

Click here for a new YouTube video, mostly UN Headquarters footage, about civilian deaths in Sri Lanka.

Ranchagoda Lamaya said...

DW has given a stale story which is known to us two days ago.

DW,

Could you give us somthing fresh from the FDL?

TropicalStorm said...

There are not more than 600-700 hardcore LTTe left. Along with auxilliaries, they may add upto abt 2000.

The numbers of civillians under the direct control of the LTTE has shrunk to around 10,000, while there are at least a total 20,000 only in the no-fire area.

THere are deals being worked out with LTTE insiders to surrender, if Velu's head is delivered on a stick.

Everything is on the table. Cash, freedom from prosecution, even a political appointment..and then there's the all important; Or Else..!

නිසල් - நிசல் - Nisal said...

Smiles After Tears: A nice documentary on escaped civilians.

WARNING: Not suitable for the diaspora.

Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiF5ua6pLbc

Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVHg0C8g_HQ

Defence Column said...

# Tamil National Struggle in Sri Lanka - Where did it go wrong? Part III
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# 'We'll develop our area with the aid of our Diaspora siblings'
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# 'LTTE infiltrators' killed in Ampara
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# Clock ticking for trapped Sri Lanka civilians - UK
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# Civilian "Human Shields" only weapon left for LTTE
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# Time ticking down for Sri Lanka's rebel leader
Link

Asithri said...

Jay

[I dont give a damn about the GOSL or the LTTE]

Yes Tamil racist fuckhead, I am sure you don’t give a damn about the LTTE now…as you belong to the “elitist Colombo” Tamils (that I mingled with when growing up in Colombo).

Yes, my house was on Flower Road and do you want me to remind you of the wealthy Tamils who lived there?

Some fucking “discrimination” we Sinhelas must have meted out to your kind to have some of you living there uh?!!! LMSSAO!!!

Evidently, your type considered this type of filthy motherfucker VP from Velvettathurai as a low-caste discards in Jaffna, but certainly you had your “high caste/high class Tamil aspirations in Colombo” of forming that “thamileelam” and yes you “hi-fi” racist Tamil motherfuckers used these low-caste underprivileged buggers in Jaffna to boost your ego by supporting “Tamil nationalism” with the hopes of it leading to statehood.

Looks like then your kind hoped to step in and run away with the cake with your standing in the West (an ill-gotten standing mostly out of sheer corruption practices your kind had in SL prior to fleeing SL) - except, it all went the way a soap bubble goes…well, this is “all in the family” as they say and so, no big deal one might argue…

However…

As for “not giving a damn about GOSL,” that is where you invite me to fuck you paraya upside down and not only that, fuck you mother, sister and grandma too!!!

Arsehole…listen, we proud Sri Lankans (first) and proud Sinhelas (second) do give everything for this GOSL…this is our modern-day Dutugamunu regime…get it filthy Tamil racist whore-bitch?

We have repeatedly expended money, sweat and even tears to keep this regime in power and we will continue to do so – until we are sure the last LTTE whore-bitch is no more.

Motherfucker you come here and make comments here as if you command popular sentiment for your anti-GOSL views (read: pro Tamil racist views)…but you should realize this is the type of forum where “majority sentiments” count…i.e, this is DEMOCRACY!!!

:)) :)) :))

OaO Asthri

p.s. the above was a response this humble OaOA to "Jay" in DefenceNet

Asithri said...

Peter Peter elongated pumpkin eater...

LMSSAO!!!

Looks like that Cocksuker, who assumed the profession of "Investment Banker" only because yours humble OaOA said that's what he did for a profession in NY and said so long ago in LNP...fucking cheap copy cat and a phoney....a typical sakkilya sinna-bugger...but wanted to impress bloggers!

I guess he is now having to lick his wounds after DW started monitoring IPs and moderating comments!

What a MF loser uh?

OaO Asithri

Defence Column said...

# Two top LTTE leaders among 47 killed in Sri Lanka: army
Link

# Absolute support for Government’s efforts to eradicate the scourge of terrorism from the soil of Sri Lanka - Canadian Tamils
Link

# Sri Lanka-UN Good Cooperation – President of the Security Council
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# The Big Brown (e) Sahibs
Link

# UK FOREIGN SECRETARY CASTIGATES SRI LANKA
Link

# No power can stop our steps forward: President
Link

Asithri said...

NoLTTE=Bliss to “Jay” the Tamil racist motherfukcer:


[Jay, Will say the Defence Procurement of Sri Lanka is Rs. 40 Billion for a 10 year period from when the MR government was instated. 10% of it would be Rs. 4B = about US$37M. Even if we pay this amount as a fee to "Rajapaksa Company" for "eliminating LTTE terrorism" from Sri Lanka, it is well over worth it. If I had money, and if I can pay $500 million to eliminate LTTE, I will happily make that investment. It is a great investment and a BARGAIN!!! In fact the return that Sri Lanka would gain from LTTE cancer would be much much more than $500M. So, $37M is peanuts compared to the return!!]

Outstanding…a bull’s eye hit!

My hat’s off to you brother!

OaO Asithri

Asithri said...

Slpower


[Biggest mistake done by Vezapille was Not allowing Ponna RW to become the president. (C'mon guy's..Give him a BIG thank you)...]

Yes, a BIG THANK YOU goes out to LTTE from us SL Patriots!!! (as we know what would have happened if Ponna RW had come to power!)

Even today some of the more sharper minds in the Tamil diaspora are lamenting over this “colossal mistake.”

Evidently (based on my inside info, also not dissimilar what I get from my “eastern beauty” and her connections) there was a segment of the Diaspora in favor of RW stepping into Presidency and another vehemently against (as their belief was Tamils must not vote in a SL elections when they are agitating for separatism), and as we know the “against” won)…and the rest is history.

Anyone who says LTTE MFs helped MR over RW…well it is true, but LTTE just boycotted elections – period. They did it not because they loved MR over RW, but for above reason.

OaO Asithri

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Asithri said...

SamP

[Patriots, Have we sent all the trapped tigers to Eelam? Anybody knows what exactly is going on in the encircled zone?]

Bro, I know!

About 45 motherfuckers were liquidated yesterday and it is believed around another 70 are still surviving in the trapped coconut plantation area….our hero Brig. Shavindra De Silva has given the whore-dogs an ultimatum to surrender – messages in Tamil were conveyed by loudspeaker – and if not, that then they will be minced-meat…

Close-quarter mortars/artys have proven very effective I am told in this situation….coconut plantations give good cover from a lateral and NOT from a vertical standpoint (and that’s how the whore-dogs perished in that large number yesterday I am told when the heavy mortars/artys (steel rain) came in a downpour!!!)….

How marvelous!!!

OaO Asithri

Konappu Bandara said...

Mullai RDHS denies reports of suspension
[TamilNut, Friday, 03 April 2009, 11:57 GMT]
Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) for Mullaiththeevu district, Dr. Thurairaja Varadaraja categorically denied the stories filed in a number of websites stating that he has been suspended from services by the health ministry in Colombo.

Stating that he had not received any written or verbal notice that he has been suspended from service, he also denied reports that alleged that he had filed a 'baseless' report on prevailing health situation in Mullaiththeevu district.


Bugger! Herr Doctor has not checked his mailbox recently. Partying hard with LTTE monkeys so he doesn't have anytime to check his mailbox.

Cheers!

Moshe Dyan said...

harvesting tiger heads going on at lightning speed.

harvest them in one sweep, don't waste time.

well done STF.

Asithri said...

Friday evening in my neck of the woods...time to go enjoy delight with liberty uh?

Catch you patriots later...please do castrate these MF with extreme prejudice okay... :)) :)) :)

OaO Asithri

Defence Column said...

# Shiva Pasupathy : Prabhakaran’s jinx
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# Keeping the barbarians at bay
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# Forces determined to rescue civilians
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# Tiger ‘cop’ given taste of own medicine
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# Sri Lankan Tamils on LTTE terror – Sunday Telegraph reports
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# TNA’s evasive tactics
Link

Defence Column said...

# TNA’s evasive tactics
Link

# Ultimatum To Tigers To Free Civilians – United Nations
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# Sri Lanka : Ban Ki-Moon Says Civilians Must Be Allowed To Leave Conflict Area
Link

# How to prevent a Tiger resurgence
Link

# Rev. Jesse Jackson does a Desmond Tutu
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# Terror factory: degeneration of human resources
Link

Kings said...

We have to define the mean of EELAM,
EELAM = it is a place either in hell or heaven (most probably in the hell) but you have to die to get there....
Ha ha haha....

Thusitha said...

Saw MR is planning to go to Libya. Can this guy stay in one place till the this war is over. If something happen to MR our war effort would be over, or would have a huge impact. There would be so many people trying to kill MR. And the one I am least worried about is LTTE.

The Punisher said...

correct Thusitha

Colonel Gadaffi would be one mainly, knowing LTTE's procurement wing president of Libya Gadaffi could be defenitely using there services, similar to the Taleban in Pakistan, if the LTTE does go down there would be a vacuum untill sumone else builds up a procurement network like the LTTE's, so we need to stay clear for some time.

Kings said...

Thusitha,
MR's trip to Libiya or wherever it shoud be a calculated trip. Otherwise Do you think he is so stupid to behave like that? May be it has been arranged lot of drama's while he is away..

Being Nobody said...

Kings, you have got it all wrong.

Etymologists are in the view that the name Eelam was derived from the Pali form Sihala for Sri Lanka.

Some argue that the word Eelam" came from the Dravidian word "Eelam" (or Cilam) meaning "toddy"..(Ra..lol)

The grand truth is the word elam is a synonym to the word sinhala. Eela>Hela>Sihala>Simhala

Therefore, for the past thirty years all what the Tamils had wanted was to become SINHALESE!

HAHAHAHAHHA......

Oh man go have a bottle of KINGS LAGER now...

Puffy said...

ltte soon to be limited to the NFZ! SL Troops soon to capture the remaining area around PTK-Rupavahini news-
12.30 SL time.
Agree with Thusitha & Punished, MR needs to limit his tours, specialy the spontaneous ones. Problem is, he does not listen to anyone. Evev the Priest who came for Bana on 23rd cautioned him!

Girigoris (gregory1940@gmail.com) said...

http://www.defence.lk/new.asp?fname=20090404_01

SL shifted the NFZ to the coast because it does not feel ok when Sea Tigers are not operating?

Kirigalpoththa said...

A few weeks back I was in Panama and in a few more places in the Eastern Province.

STF and CDF are doing a great service for the civillians there.
Infact both STF and Civil Defence Force guys came and help us and took care of us right through out!

Hope and pray these heroes can save these areas from the LTTE Menace!

Puffy said...

Defence.lk reports of another 130 Arty gun being captured from ltte while on active use. That's the 2nd arty gun to be captured during the week. My god, this is really the end of the ltte, and tamil kolam!
Tried to buy a national flag today to get ready for the celebrations, but no stocks.... Looks like all are getting ready for the BIG day!

GutiKewa - ගුටි දෙනවා said...

Patriots,

It was an amazing effort by all Melbourne Sri Lankans. Tremendous crowd was gathered to protest against LTTE brutalisam and force them to release civilians from their clutches.

Thank you for the tremendous support you have offered to make this event success.

I am thanking you all on behalf of the organizing committee.

Thanks.

Defence Column said...

# Two tiger boats destroy with terrorists on board
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# Army storms in to LTTE defence; seize 130mm Artillery gun- Anandapuram
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# Allow civilians to leave freely - UNSG tells LTTE
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# Ambassador Jaliya briefs members of US congress
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# A ‘Political Solution’: the Rajapaksa Approach and the 13th Amendment
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# Catholic Church, an ally of Tamil Tiger terrorists
Link

chamal said...

Defencewire,

Tomorrow's (Sunday 05) reports about a plan to launch a massive 'hostage rescue' operation planned to rescue the 60,000 civilians trapped in the no fire zone. The newspaper further states that they have been informed of this by the army commander himself, and that this operation will be led by commando units. Is this true, and any other info on this? Why do they announce about such an operation beforehand like this?

chamal said...

Sorry, that report was from Lakbima (sinhala newspaper) of 5 April.

Defence Column said...

# Ran Suran Bathi Yen Pidu Ape Sinhale |
Link

Suranimala said...

Gutikawa gutidenawa machan.
Ape protest 1ke pintura thiyanawada?

Depressed said...

I know most people are away of the dubious role played by the Catholic Church with regards to the LTTE, but this is appalling...



From the Daily Mirror...


Shocking story of forcible recruitment

A group of parents who came to the military on March 27 had revealed a shocking story about a Catholic priest, who was living among them in the 'no fire zone' in Puthumatalan, and helped the Tamil Tigers to forcibly recruit more than 550 underage children.

According to a mother (whose name cannot be revealed due to security reasons) parents of some 600 children had sent their children to a church located in Walayarmadam, just south of Puthumatalan in order to protect them from the LTTE's continuing forcible recruitment of underage children and teenagers.

The priest had promised the parents that he would not allow the LTTE to take their children and would take care of them. But on March 24, a large group of LTTE cadres, most of them female cadres had appeared in the area. Soon the parents, who were in the vicinity, had informed the priest about the LTTE’s arrival.

But,he had told the parents to let them come as he would not allow them to take the children away. However when the LTTE cadres entered the premises and ordered the children to go with them the priest had disappeared from the location, leaving the LTTE to do whatever they want.

Several teenagers in the church had tried to attack the LTTE cadres, but some 550 children were forcibly taken away by the Tigers in vehicles. Some fifty teenagers had been able to run away and save their life. Most of the parents had started to attack the LTTE cadres, who in turn had brutally assaulted the parents.

One of the grandmothers, who spoke to the Daily Mirror over the phone, said that she was able to save her 17-year-old grandson after she dragged away one of the female LTTE cadres who tried to capture her grandson. Using the opportunity, the grandson had run away and now the entire family had come to the cleared area.

“The life in the area is like living in hell, the priest is openly helping the LTTE to recruit youth, in the night the priest in LTTE uniform used to go with other LTTE cadres to forcibly recruit youth,” the grieving mother revealed.

She also said that most of those parents are still at the church awaiting the return of their sons and daughters, though they had a chance to escape to the cleared areas.

Depressed said...

Pretty appalled at the following....

From the Daily Mirror:



Shocking story of forcible recruitment

A group of parents who came to the military on March 27 had revealed a shocking story about a Catholic priest, who was living among them in the ‘no fire zone’ in Puthumatalan, and helped the Tamil Tigers to forcibly recruit more than 550 underage children.

According to a mother (whose name cannot be revealed due to security reasons) parents of some 600 children had sent their children to a church located in Walayarmadam, just south of Puthumatalan in order to protect them from the LTTE’s continuing forcible recruitment of underage children and teenagers.

A priest had promised the parents that he would not allow the LTTE to take their children and would take care of them. But on March 24, a large group of LTTE cadres, most of them female cadres had appeared in the area. Soon the parents, who were in the vicinity, had informed the priest about the LTTE’s arrival.

But,he had told the parents to let them come as he would not allow them to take the children away. However when the LTTE cadres entered the premises and ordered the children to go with them the priest had disappeared from the location, leaving the LTTE to do whatever they want.

Several teenagers in the church had tried to attack the LTTE cadres, but some 550 children were forcibly taken away by the Tigers in vehicles. Some fifty teenagers had been able to run away and save their life. Most of the parents had started to attack the LTTE cadres, who in turn had brutally assaulted the parents.

One of the grandmothers, who spoke to the Daily Mirror over the phone, said that she was able to save her 17-year-old grandson after she dragged away one of the female LTTE cadres who tried to capture her grandson. Using the opportunity, the grandson had run away and now the entire family had come to the cleared area.

“The life in the area is like living in hell, the priest is openly helping the LTTE to recruit youth, in the night the priest in LTTE uniform used to go with other LTTE cadres to forcibly recruit youth,” the grieving mother revealed.

She also said that most of those parents are still at the church awaiting the return of their sons and daughters, though they had a chance to escape to the cleared areas.

Upul said...

DW is living in the US not sri lanka.

This whole blog contains pathetically fake news.

Political Observer said...

LTTE out of space, but GOSL needs to do more.

We have known for some time that the LTTE has nowhere to run and nowhere to hide. However, there were sections of the media and some analysts suggesting the LTTE will resort to guerilla warfare. My response has been that that option is not one the LTTE has had for past year either. Indeed, it is this very deep penetration tactic by the GOSL that has cost the LTTE its territory, as it has allowed the SLA to dominate the barbaric outfit in every space on land. With the SLN dominating them in the shallow waters in addition to deep water, and the SLAF dominating the air, the LTTE has lost, and with all the mythology of its prowess.

The only remaining means is the barbaric bombings of soft targets by brainwashed homicide bombers.
However, as even homicide bombers need to be activated, the lost command and control (something the LTTE never expected to lose) functions in the Vanni means a decline in this last resort of barbarism.

Now in this overall success of the GOSL, I must say I have been a bit underwhelmed by the recent tactics of the SLA, even though the long range sniper is an excellent means, provided they are properly equipped to effective night and day. The sniper is extremely useful when removing the leaders of the LTTE, and when he does not allow the LTTE rest thus degrading their effectiveness.

There are other area I would like to see the SLA-SLN-SLAF action.

I would like to see greater use of naval craft backed by the Mi 24/35s closer to shore to remove the LTTE threat completely. It is also important the forces dominate the lagoons--both of them.

The lagoons should be used to inflict damage to shore based LTTE assets and also to remove refugees when the chance is there. I think the SLA possesses landing craft. These must be used with proper preparation, though part of that preparation must include simultaneous threats of landing, while the actual landings take place on the safer beaches. This will force the LTTE to spread their remaining forces to police the people, and thus make them vulnerable both to civilian revolt and to Special Forces.

I hope I have not said too much, as these are obvious tactics, and besides, the LTTE cannot do anything to counter them. In fact the more threats they have to prepare for, the more stretched out they will be.

P.O.

LRRU said...

Hi Gutikewa,

Hope U gave those LTTP Di ASS pora fuckers few punches; keep it up we are also proud of U guys

Apino Dannachess said...

DW aththo....Obata ping! for the update.

And Obata Ping X 10 for getting rid of the retarded primates who use scat in this blog in the guise of economists, investment bankers and the like.

I would any day take this clean blog with few relevant posts, to the one it used to be ....full of shit from monkeys and our own "Wire Short Wechcha Guys"

Jaya Wewa ape Forces!

Cheers Wewa!

Diyasena said...

Upul said...
DW is living in the US not sri lanka.

This whole blog contains pathetically fake news.


OF course only tamilnet, puligal and your favourite tamilwin.com publishes 100% accurate news..

The resident donkey of DW is back..

Puk Batta said...

Business as unusual for the top management of the LTTE

Sam Perera said...

P.O.

I hope that somebody in MOD is listening to what you suggest. Lets see how good the grand chess master pulls this one off.

silentknight said...

lol,...DW makes the article heading sound as if the ltte middle management is responsible for a economic failure,...=)

are they going to be made redundant?.....or VRS maybe?....lol

antieelam said...

PRABA HUKANNA
MINI MAS KANNA
APE KOLLO MUNWA MARA
PERATAMA YANNA.

WELL DONE SRILANKA ARMY

antieelam said...

PRABA HUKANNA
MINIMAS KANNA
APEKOLLO MUNWA MARA PERATAMA YANNA

tharu22 said...

Hey Patriots,
Daispora have 'tactically withdrawn' from puligal blog!!!
I am dejected as we have lost our main source of entertainment and laughter.

TropicalStorm said...

The final assault will need to be a ground operation, which may have to coincide with targetting from inside, using assets inducted earlier into the area, to take out the heavy weapons.

This can be finished without too much bloodshed, by simply targetting Velu's stinky ass.

TropicalStorm said...

Karunanidhi has recvd death threats from the LTTE.

Desperation will lead to further crazy acts in other places too.

Upul said...

look your war is in complete shambles.

dw, what happened to your 12 hour deadline of ltte getting wiped out ?

Gamunu said...

Thanks for the update DW,

I smell a monkey again. Be careful monkey too many somersalts on the tree tops can land U on the ground like VP

Asithri said...

NoLTTE

Re. “Jay” to OaOA

[However, my request is to refrain from castigating anyone until proven guilty]

Mate, there is really nothing such as “until proven guilty” here.

All what I have seen from this undercover Tamil Nationalist (aka Tamil racist) in this blog is his writing about corruption of the present MR GOSL – as if he himself has done research and come up with proof.

His pet peeve is how much money “Rajapakse Brothers” have made and it was to one such post that you yourself responded earlier, basically saying if such corruption charges are true, then so be it as it is indeed a paltry sum we Sri Lankans have expended in eradicating our beloved Motherlanka of LTTE terrorism.

If you re-read my post you will see that I am not accusing him of being a LTTE agent, but rather a Tamil racist who is out to discredit this GOSL that has done what no other GOSL hitherto has been able to accomplish – in military, politico, and diplomatic spheres to eradicate the LTTE.

What we need to keep in mind is there are lots of rich Colombo Tamils who always supported the UNP regime and even now there are many such well-established Tamils in the Diaspora who openly say that the war may be over for now, but as soon as the next UNP GOSL comes (they fervently hope under RW), they will agitate and get what they want nevertheless. They say yes, it many not be called “thamileelam” but the end result will be the same and the beauty of it is, they hope to get it without firing a single bullet. This is not my imagination, but first hand account of what I have heard in my wide travels.

What they have started doing from now on is to spread malicious lies about this MR GOSL so that they can sow the seeds of hatred against this regime (hinged on baseless corruption allegations) and thereby help usher in a RW-Ponna UNP regime with as minimum delay as possible to achieve their goal.

Additionally, what do you think the morale of the fighting forces will be if such malicious lies are allowed to widely permeate in Sri Lanka? Don’t you see the results of such having a direct and disastrous impact on maintaining the success of this military campaign? This is not to say that there is no corruption in this GOSL (which GOSL did not have corruption for that matter), but to say that such exists to a colossal extent (as stated by this Cocksucker), without producing evidence, is highly suspect vis-à-vis the motive is concerned. No, I am no stranger to these double-dealing, highly conniving, insidious characters as I (meaning my family) did once mingle with them growing up in Colombo. Their ghetto mentality was there at that time and sadly, many still have it to the point of being rabid about it.

Mate, I too have the highest respect for your undying passion re. our Motherland and I have seen that manifestation over the years that I have known you in this blog and elsewhere. However, please try to see why I react to these “fifth column” Cocksuckers the way I do…I am not asking you to agree with me, but only to entertain the possibility of what I am saying.

In my view, the time is long past now that we would fall victim to these insidious characters’ ploys…now is the time to be merciless and be resolute in our saying “Never Again”…!!!

Cheers,

OaO Asithri

p.s. There is another “Jay” here who is truly a patriot to the core.

Asithri said...

upul

[look your war is in complete shambles.]

True Einstein, how true!

:( :( :(

LMSSAO!!! Truly LMSSAO!!!

OaO Asithri

Vigilante said...

Upul,

SLA buried 116 LTTE cadres.
Whatelse you want for the day?

Velavan Master said...

There is a an 'article' on Tamilnet about a Sinhala mob attacking a peaceful 'Eezam' Tamil rally.
Nothing could be further from the truth. There was a peaceful Sri Lankan rally protesting against LTTE holding human shields. Some provocative LTTE thugs came around with a tiger flag and some banners. This was the start of the whole problem. The tiger-supporters were arrested because they were specifically instructed to stay away from this area.
Also the Tamilnet article shows a windscreen smashed in. This video shows the windscreen intact. I hope the thugs get caught for insurance fraud as well.

http://lktube.com/view/8414/tamil-extremists-get-owned/

Thusitha said...

Catholic Church, an ally of Tamil Tiger terrorists

http://www.srilankaguardian.org/2009/04/catholic-church-ally-of-tamil-tiger.html

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Some time ago when I raised the issue of Catholic Silence, lot of people said not to talk about it as it would cause grief to the Catholics who are patriotic. I went silent because of that. But now Guardian has written a piece on this. Why should WE be silent about the Catholic church who are big time supporting LTTE.
When we killed Tamils in '83 people can criticise us. The same way when Catholic church support LTTE we should be able to criticise them. We should not be silent because we will heart some Patriots. This kind of Silence are the cause of lot of problems. We should not worry about criticising any entity who are supporters of Terrorism (It should not matter what religious group or ethnicity they are).
Hopefully Sri Lankan Catholic Patriots would raise their voices hard and strong against this type of support by the Church it would be good. It cannot allow LTTE supporters to work as Catholic Priest. Being silent is not good enough for Catholic Sri Lankan patriots.

Defence Column said...

# Ran Suran Bathi Yen Pidu Ape Sinhale |
Link

# 'LTTE chief hastily retreats before forces surround area'
Link

# Sri Lanka says 18 rebels killed in sea battle
Link

# Sri Lanka says it recovered rebel leader's vehicle
Link

# Will Colombo make peace?
Link

# Sri Lanka shuns LTTE’s international negotiator
Link

Defence Column said...

# Sri Lanka Armed Forces to launch: Biggest ever rescue operation
Link

# In response to ANCL invitation: Lahore hero coming today
Link

# IDPs get new identity cards
Link

# Language policy my main concern - Muralitharan
Link

# North, East salterns to resume production
Link

# Northern and Eastern economies pick up
Link

Upul said...

vigilante,

you saw 116 dead bodies buried ?

how many more lies ?

is there no end to them from the rajapakse ?

how many ltte leaders do you have to net-kill ?

soosai has been net-killed over 10 times now and then he comes back to life again.....

Upul said...

the melbourne sinhala mob attack shows the true face of conflict.

tamils peacefully protesting, sinhala hooligans going on the rampage.

the australian police did the right thing and pepper sprayed the snot out of hooligans.

what you saw on the video was the car's top getting bent because some sinhala nationalist hooligan jumped on it....

Saman said...

Check it out brothers. SF, the grand master, has announced that plans drawn and finalized to rescued the Tamil civilians taken hostage by the LTTE.

I wish him and his comrades luck, in managing the biggest terrorist hostage taking ever. When this is done winning hearts and minds of Tamil people does not need any further assurances or going beyond 13th amendment as some pundits say.

Defence Column said...

# Jaffna farmers back in business
Link

# LTTE not the sole representative: ‘Solution only through political means’
Link

# Sunday Commentary - Drawing a parallel
Link

# LTTE moves to shift out Military action in Puthukudiyiruppu bring positive results:
Link

# Troops find Prabha’s personal documents
Link

# Troops find Prabha’s personal documents
Link

නිසල් - நிசல் - Nisal said...

Breaking News
-------------

PTK fully captured killing 80 more pussies.

නිසල් - நிசல் - Nisal said...

Breaking News
-------------

PTK fully captured killing 80 more pussies.

Pansilu said...

Asithri pakayo,

We don’t need your advices, pakayo! Get the fuck out of here retarded bastard.

Defence Column said...

# Yal Devi - a binding force
Link

# Arrival on global stage: Tiger Terror International
Link

# On thinking past Arundhati Roy’s rant
Link

# Will someone please get David Miliband a brain?
Link

# CID, CCD probe into Defence Secy. assassination attempt unsatisfactory - SSC
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# LTTE plea to Norway
Link

Defence Column said...

# UK demands immediate halt to Vanni offensive
Link

# Woman LTTE cadre arrested
Link

# The Goddess of Big Lies
Link

# Centre in wahawita Ambepussa How ex suicide bombers GET A LIFE
Link

# Can you believe this....?
Link

# What will GoSL offer the Tamil diaspora?
Link

නිලංග‍‍‍‍ (Nilange) said...

LTTE PEELAMISTS TO BE BANNED FROM THE WHOLE EARTH!! CANADA AND AUSTRALIA HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF THEM. NO MORE TERRORISTS

Defence Column said...

# Dumping the dead
Link

# HUNTED CRIMINAL AS TIGER ‘DIPLOMAT’
Link

# LTTE knowingly risks ANNIHILATION
Link

# No lifeline for LTTE assures govt.
Link

# After protest campaign ends LTTE supporters attack Lankan student in Melbourne
Link

# Lankans in UK laud President for rejecting Des Browne as special envoy
Link

Defence Column said...

# LTTE’s use of hostages is a grave crime against humanity
Link

# Hemin hemin
Link

# Ran Suran Bathi Yen Pidu Ape Sinhale
Link

tharu22 said...

Dear Defencewire,
If there are any comments by Peelam jokers (Navindran, Peter etc.) pls pls publish them. Now that Puligal has 'tactical withdrawn' no source for entertainment for me!!!

Thusitha said...

GutiKewa - ගුටි දෙනවා said...
Patriots,

It was an amazing effort by all Melbourne Sri Lankans. Tremendous crowd was gathered to protest against LTTE brutalisam and force them to release civilians from their clutches.

Thank you for the tremendous support you have offered to make this event success.

I am thanking you all on behalf of the organizing committee.

Thanks

-----------------------
It was good until we got rattled by the LTTE Supporters.
Just saw a utube video from Sri Lanka U Tube. It was obvious that they came to get a reaction from the Sri Lankan crowd. They got what they want and the police came and disperse the Sri Lankan demonstrators. One thing is sure, we have not learnt from the 83 problems. We still can't control our anger and end up doing stupid things and then get bad reputation. Not sure how we should react to this kind of behaviour, but please SL, use your brain a bit before you start acting (at least when others are watching)

Saman said...

Marcus,

/Why can't we use loud speakers directed to NFZ from liberated areas to deliver the psy ops messages? Keep reminding the LTTE carders that there is no where to go other than surrender./

Yes, our troups are doing that.

Asithri said...

Upul


[soosai has been net-killed over 10 times now and then he comes back to life again.....]

Anyway, as Keheliya said, who the fuck is soosai, pottu amman, velupillai parayakaran, etc. etc…today to our brave Ranavirus?

These are just stray rabid dogs’ names…i.e. stray dogs who are not trapped and finding no way out, but as all rabid dogs end, they are destined to be shot summarily soon.

As for your feeble sarcasm about “Net Killing” (aka Net Achievements)…

Arsehole, if you remember you thought we also NET-fucked you filthy LTTE sakkili whores many times when we said we captured MavilA, Sampoora, Vaharai, Silavathura, Mannar, Nacchikuda etc etc etc etc etc…(which you whores always thought of as just “Net Achievements” uh?)…ha ha ha ha ha!!!

Stupid motherfucking Tamil racist arsehole…go get a life! Go fuck the stray neighborhood dog as a last resort…I assure you, you will feel better being the pathetic Sakkiliya you are!

LMSSAO!!!

OaO Asithri

Thusitha said...

One more thing about Melbourne Sri Lankan Rally.

The cars that came in, when they were being surrounded by the SL crowd did not seem to care. Therefore it is obvious that they wanted to get attacked. This is what LTTE pulled in '83. I think the crowd didn't reacted that bad, but it was bad enough, and the police came and dispersed the crowd.
Therefore we must learn from this, Some Tamils will continue to provoke Sinhalese so as to get a reaction, which they can use against us. This will continue to happen even after we defeat LTTE. Therefore people should make the SL community aware of this and publish an article regarding this.
I saw TamilNet was quick to publish an article condemning our behaviour. So everyone should take note. It seem like we still have not learnt.

Chinthana4Lions said...

lol poor lttp basterds..

"We heard them pleading the LTTE leadership to let them withdraw before we attack them, but their request was not granted", Defence.lk

Pansilu said...

LTTP is now having breathing difficulties from chronic asthma which it is suffering. Conditions are getting worse due to acute diabetes and diarrhoea. Expert opinion from the medical staff employed by Vesapille has given only two more weeks the most.

SLA medical staff has given even lesser time irrespective to the conditions put up by hypocratic UN.

Saman bro, so nice to hear from you brother, long time no see!!!

Puffy said...

Theepan & Vidusha confirmed killed and their bodies have been recovered.
-rupavahini news, 12.30 pm-

WOW... what great news! It just made my day... These are the ltte leaders that led many tamil youth to their grave. I would love to see the faces of all the bloody pro ltte supporters right now... ;-)
Tamil diasspora, is this the ROI you expected? How sad....

Pundeyeelam said...

Chamal said....
Why do they announce about such an operation beforehand like this?

You have no idea about Lt.G Sarath Fonseka. I like when he says somthing like that. Then we know we are in for a huge suprise.He is 1 in a Million battle planer. Ex: you see, out of no where he has created 3 entry points for the No fire Zone(Chalai front, Puthukudirppu front, Mullaitive).

Ananda-USA said...

Here it Comes...The Rats Fleeing the Sinking Peelam Out To Tamil Nadu!

LTTE moves to shift out


According to reliable sources many friendly countries like India and Malaysia are on alert that family members of the top rung Tiger leaders have escaped to their countries and the LTTE is in the process of sending the family members of other top rung Tiger cadres into India.

Therefore, the intelligence analysts indicate that the LTTE is in the process of shifting their well trained cadres into Indian soil to operate from there once their last bid to survive in Sri Lanka failed

Strong indications are there that LTTE is going to operate outside Sri Lanka for its next stage of Eelam War once they are defeated in the Sri Lankan soil.

First they have to fight with the LTTE and defeat them inside the No-Fire-Zone. Secondly they have to rescue the civilians trapped inside this terrain with zero or minimum casualties among civilians.

NW said...

Bodies Of Theepan, Nagesh, Viduusha Captured !!!

here

Sananjayan kumar said...

[TamilNet, Saturday, 04 April 2009, 14:55 GMT]
A group of around 50 Sinhala expatriates, some of them allegedly inebriated, attacked a car-rally demonstration organised by the Eezham Tamil diaspora in Melbourne Saturday noon protesting genocide of their kith and kin in the island of Sri Lanka and demanding immediate end of the war waged by Colombo government. A few Eezham Tamils were injured and their cars were damaged in the attack. One of the attackers also reportedly got injured in the melee.

Sujeewa Kokawala said...

Fatpig is going to Hague if he survives to make the journey

Well done SPUR.

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright said...

DW and anyone else,
Can you confirm and get more information about the headlines that Theepan and a host of other leaders are killed...

thanks

jack1234 said...

breaking news,

we got Theepan......

Bravo.....troops.

ravana said...

guys,
nearly 380 bodies captured and nothing do with these.there are so many left round the open area.
its been hell of three days but you've not believed SLA causalities it s on way near the LTTE.we are on to s moral high never up for this much recent history.when we first know about vidusha its been triumph..bloody bitch who believed to order to kill 32 soldiers after torturous badly at 2006..she even cant rest in hell our braves will follow her to hell and do the rest..bitch

ravana said...

from tomorrow its Prabha,Pottu,charles and SLDF.

meantime SLD ot orders to atack ship which carring believd to be arms.this is definetly to take navy attentinon and make a gateway to free prabha..this time its very sorry.

ravana said...

ITS ALMOST OVER AND NOW TIME TO WAIT UNTIL SLDF BRING THE SCATTERED PARTS OF PRABHA.PIG COULDN'T EVEN RUN.

BE VIGILENT ,,,COLOMBO OPENS FOR ANYTHING .FESTIVE SEASON TRY TO AVOID AS MUCH AS CAUSE PERSONALY I CANT REMEBER A DATE THAT LOST THIS MUCH OF LEADERS IN LTTE WITH IN TWO DAY.DEFINETLY BHANU WLL DIE

Single said...

Hi all,
http://defence.lk/new.asp?fname=20090405_04

If true..this is the best harvest we got during the "Wanni cultivation"

I got a piece of news that some of them were killed during rescue operation.

- Amuthab was initially wounded but that time all the resources were allocated to evacuate wounded Charles Anthony to NFZ. By the time they tried to get back Amuthab, he was scummbed to wounds while a short range "missile" (as they called) fired by a SF team kissed Gopith.

- When the news of these deathts spread to NFZ, SLA expecting an uncontrolled uprising and possible defecting shortly (if not hours porbably in 1-2 days).

- Many SF and Commando teams with heavy fire-power (including soem recently aquired "new pieces") were behind the enemey line just to target fleeing leaders and back-up carders.

ravana said...

MEANTIME I HAVE HONOURED TO READ PRABHAS ND HIS FAMILIES BIRTH CERTIFIATES....

BUY JUST LOG TO SAY YOU THAT PLEASE BE MORE CAREFULL

Defence Column said...

# LTTE’s use of hostages is a grave crime against humanity
Link

# Hemin hemin
Link

# Ran Suran Bathi Yen Pidu Ape Sinhale
Link

# More than 3000 demonstrate in front of Victoria parliament demanding immediate release of Tamil civilians by LTTE
Link

# LTTE fighting cadre face annihilation in Puthukkudyiruppu while terror leadership hiding in NFZ
Link

# Troops unshackle LTTE grip on Puthukkudiyirippu: Over 250 terrorists killed
Link

Puffy said...

LTTE's "Bloody April"...

Pro LTTE tamil diasspora's "Bloody April"...

Tamil Eelam's "Bloody April"...

Konappu Bandara said...

Over 250 terrorists were reported killed including senior LTTE rankers Theepan(LTTE's former 'Northern region' chief), Ruben, Nagesh, Gadaphi (former body guard of Prabakaran), Vidusha ('Malathi' female wing head), Durga ('Soothiya' female wing head) and Kamalini following pitched battles that ensued between troops and LTTE, East of Puthukkudiyirippu since last night (April 4), military sources reported.

Bravo, SLA, jolly good show. The official jungle bunny carcass count since April 1st is over 400 from this are alone. Our brave SLA chaps are doing an outstanding job harvesting jungle bunnies.

Cheers!

Konappu Bandara said...

In Addition, three 130 mm artillery guns, one 85 mm artillery gun, one 30 mm peddle gun (ZBU-4), a large quantity of 12.7 mm weapons and small arms were recovered from the area by the troops.

More merchandise for the arms bazaar we will have after this fracas is over.

Cheers!

**duzz**ඩස්ස් ඩූස්ස් **டச் டூச்** said...

"Forgive me. This is it. Everything is beyond my control"

Puk Batta said...

MAN ITS OVER!!!

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Sri Lanka military says 25-year war in final act
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By C. Bryson Hull

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's military said on Sunday troops had confined the Tamil Tiger rebels to a no-fire zone, where the last act of the 25-year separatist war will play out with tens of thousands of civilians still trapped.

Three separate units killed at least 420 rebels after surrounding them in a triangle-shaped single square kilometre (0.5 square mile) during a three-day battle, the military said.

That means the remaining rebel-held area is less than 20 square km (8 sq miles) of coconut groves on the Indian Ocean island's northeast coast where the United Nations has said the Tigers have kept more than 100,000 civilians as human shields.

"The only uncleared area left is the no-fire zone," military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said. "We have recovered over 420 bodies over the last three days."

Troops confirmed they had killed the head security officer for Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) founder and leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran, Gaddhafi; the head of the LTTE's female fighters, Vidusha, and commander Theepan.

And there were signs the elusive Prabhakaran was near: soldiers found a bullet-proof car he was believed to have been using which was torched. The state-owned Sunday Observer newspaper said troops found his birth certificate and photo albums.

The Tigers could not be reached for immediate comment and it is difficult to verify casualty figures given by either side since independent observers are generally barred from the war zone and both sides have been known to distort them.

SIEGE TO START

The arrival of troops at the no-fire zone signals the beginning of what diplomats and aid agencies say will be the most difficult and possibly deadly phase of a military campaign that has in less than three years put the Tigers near conventional defeat.

The best choice, diplomats say, is besieging the area, since it would offer the most protection for civilians there.

Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotababya Rajapaksa, the top civilian in charge of the war, told Reuters soldiers would be in no hurry, especially since intelligence reports show dissension against the LTTE brewing in the area.

"Time is not a factor here. Our major concern is to get these civilians out of the LTTE-controlled area. Very soon, you will see a lot of civilians coming out and making the task of the military easier," he said.

At least 62,100 people have fled from Tiger-held areas since the start of the year, and about half that number since the army neared the no-fire zone. That is despite the Tigers shooting at them, according to those who have escaped.

The Tigers, Human Rights Watch and the United Nations have all accused the military of shelling civilian areas, which the government denies as a propaganda ploy to try and build international pressure for a truce so the LTTE can re-arm.

Sri Lanka's military has swiftly done what had, over the course of a war that started in 1983, become thought of as an impossible task -- recapturing nearly all of the 15,000 square km held by the Tigers in the island's north and east.

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has vowed the LTTE will either surrender or be destroyed.

The Tigers have so far refused to give up their fight for an independent state for Sri Lanka'a minority Tamils, who complain of discrimination by successive governments led by the Sinhalese majority since independence from Britain in 1948.

(Additional reporting by Shihar Aneez, Editing by Dean Yates)

Puk Batta said...

Thank God..,. This war is over finally!

we can go to school safely!!!!

Puk Batta said...

defence wire I am glad that you are live.......


Please let us know more news.... About the agreement of the LTTE surrender!

Puk Batta said...

Konappu..Banda.. My friend... DON JUAN!!!.... P..onna Kokila your friend

Traitor who changed his religion.... for his benefit. just like Kothalawela...

Sujeewa Kokawala said...

Hello Diaspora

Good article.

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DEVON said...

The LTTE must make some changes to its title and logo now. How about -LTGE - Liberation Gays of Toilet Eelam? And the logo - Pink Panther wearing a frilly thong with purple stripes!

DEVON said...

Air drop leaflets asking the younger rankers to mutiny and kill the LTTE leadership and surrender to the Military - promising that their lives will be spared and will be rehabilitated into the mainstream of society as responsible citizens.

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