Situation Report on 02 January 2007
Air Force Denies Bombing Civilians - Illuppaikadavai, 2 Jan 2007
The Air Force denied bombing civilian settlements in
Illuppaikadavai, North of Mannar this morning as alleged by pro LTTE
Air Force Kfir jets carried out air strikes on an
identified sea tiger base in Illuppaikadavai, north of Mannar this
morning. The sea tiger base in Illuppaikadavai was a well identified
target which was under constant monitoring by the SLAF. Intercepted
Tiger communication revealed that the tigers were in need of urgent
The LTTE is currently spreading false information that
the SLAF has bombed a civilian settlement in an attempt to discredit the
Security Forces and to win the sympathy of the International Community.
The Air Force categorically denies bombing a civilian settlement north
Meanwhile, the Air Force successfully neutralized a
LTTE mortar position west of Panichchankerni, in Vakarai this morning
Tiger Attack Army Camp - Batticaloa, at 5:45 Hours on 2 Jan 2007
Batticaloa: tiger terrorists made sporadic attacks at
Vavunativu Army camp with 81 mm mortars from 5:45 a.m. today (02).
The troops retaliated.
No casualties have been reported.
Yet Another Cadre Surrenders - Batticaloa, at 6:45 Hours on 2 Jan 2007
A 16-year-old youth who has escaped a Tiger training
camp has surrendered to Kiran Army camp today (02) around 6:45 a.m.
The surrendee is a resident of Karthivu, Ampara and
had studied at Kotahena Hindu Central College.
According to his statement he had been kidnapped while
on his way to the G.C.E. examination centre on November 08.
He had received weapon training at a camp in