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Piercing Tiger Earth Bund an Achievement - Army Commander


(October 04, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, during his weekly visit to Security Forces Headquarters in Wanni yesterday(3) met ground commanders and praised them for their speedy reach to the outskirts of Kilinochchi, piercing through the infamous Akkarayankulam terrorist earth bund that stretches a few kilometers across the Kilinochchi district boundary.

Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, at the beginning received a compressive account of the development in Wanni from Commander Security Forces Wanni Major General Jagath Jayasuriya who also briefed his chief on the status quo regarding transport of food convoys into un-cleared areas.

Infiltration into Tiger-held Kilinochchi areas after breaking the terrorist –constructed long earth bund, that stretches form the west of Akkarayankulam for a few kilometers was commended by the visiting military chief, saying that entry into Kilinochchi outskirts has sent shock waves among Tiger outfit.

He also made inquiries into the steps taken for the conduct of food convoys across Omanthe and detection of hidden explosives inside those lorries in the past three days.

Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka after taking stock of ground realities gave further instructions at the conclusion of the meeting. Major general Jagath Jayasuriya welcomed the Commander and his entourage on arrival at the Air Force ground in Wanni.
- Sri Lanka Guardian

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