Saturday, November 29, 2008

Rebel Positions Are Slowly Disintegrating In The Sri Lanka Civil War -- News Updates And Summaries

Graphic with maps comparing the areas controlled by Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka since end of 2005, according to the defence ministry. The Sri Lankan government said Wednesday its troops were poised to capture the Tamil Tigers' political headquarters and were advancing on the remaining rebel military bases in the north of the island. (AFP/Graphic)

Sri Lanka: Air Force Bombs Rebel Positions
-- International Herald Tribune

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's air force carried out a series of attacks against Tamil Tiger rebel targets, including a heavy gun position and a guerrilla training camp, while a separate infantry clash killed four guerrillas, the military said Saturday.

It said jets bombed the gun position in the rebel headquarters of Kilinochchi on Friday and the training camp in Visvamadu village on Saturday.

Also Saturday, helicopters bombed a group of rebels who were trying to stop soldiers from reaching Paranthan, a strategic crossroads north of Kilinochchi, it said in a statement.

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More New on The Sri Lanka War

Tigers could go back to guerrilla war as mini state crumbles -- AFP
Lankan jets bombard LTTE positions -- Hindu Business Line
Sri Lanka: air force bombs rebel positions -- Yahoo News/AP
Sri Lanka rebels fleeing stronghold -- Al Jazeera
Sri Lanka troops slowed by rain in battle for Tiger HQ: military -- AFP

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