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Situation Report on 10th January 2007


Two TMVP members Killed In Tiger Attack - Batticaloa, at 08:30 Hours on 9 Jan

On Tuesday (09) around 8:30 P.M. Tigers destroyed the TMVP Office in Valaichchenai Town by attacking it with hand grenades and small arms.

Two TMVP members were reported killed and two others were injured in the attack.

Grenade attack repulsed at Polikandi in Jaffna - on 09th Jan 2007 at 1.00 p.m

A tiger terrorist who attempted to hurl a hand grenade at the troops at Polikandi yesterday (08) around 1.00 p.m. was shot dead in retaliatory fire.

A soldier was injured in the confrontation.

In a subsequent search operation 01 claymore mine, 02 detonators and 04 pen torch batteries were recovered. Velvetiturai Police are conducting inquiries.


Troops recover 25 Kg claymore mine at Nallur in Jaffna - on 09th Jan 2007 at 2.00 p.m

On an information received from a civilian, troops recovered a 25 kg claymore mine hidden along temples road, Nallur around 2.00 p.m. today (09).

The recovered claymore mine can be activated both remotely and manually


LTTE pistol gang opens fire at Police constable in Vavuniya - on 09th Jan 2007 at 4.15 p.m

The LTTE pistol gang opened fire at a Police constable on duty at Sector 1 on the Vavuniya-Mannar road around 4.15 p.m. today (09). The injured Police constable who was admitted to the Vavuniya hospital was later transferred to the Anuradhapura hospital for further treatment.

Policemen Fired At By Tigers - Vavuniya, at 4:20 Hours on 9 Jan

Tiger terrorist had fired a pistol at policemen traveling in a tractor on the Veppankulam road on Tuesday (09) around 4:20 p.m.

A Policeman was injured in the incident and admitted to the Anuradhapura hospital.

Four Tigers Killed by Security Forces - Batticaloa at 11:00 p.m. hours on 9 Jan

Tiger terrorists were preparing to attack Troops on duty at Vinayagapuram Tuesday (09) at 11.00 p.m.

Four bodies of terrorists who had been killed when troops retaliated and Three T 56 assault rifles were found in a search operation which followed.

The dead terrorists are believed to be those who had attacked and fleeing away from the TMVP office in Valaichennai on Tuesday (09) around 8.30 p.m.

Soldier Injured In Claymore Mine Explosion - Jaffna at 14:00 Hours on 9 Jan

A soldier was injured on Tuesday (09) around 14:00 p.m. and admitted to Pallaly hospital when Tiger terrorists exploded a claymore mine in Navanthurai.

Tamil Youth Injured During Tiger Grenade Attack - Vavuniya, at 6:50 Hours on 9 Jan

On Tuesday (09) around 6:50 a.m. LTTE terrorists attacked the Police guard post with a grenade at Virapuliyankulam.

No casualties were reported to policemen, but a Tamil youth identified as Kumar DILIP was injured as he was walking on the road during the incident.

He was admitted to Vavuniya hospital.

This is not the first instance when Tigers injured innocent civilians while attempting to target the Security Forces.

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