Sri Lankan Air Force launches airstrikes on Tiger positions | india | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Jan 20, 2017-Friday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Sri Lankan Air Force launches airstrikes on Tiger positions

india Updated: Oct 04, 2006 15:10 IST
Highlight Story

Sri Lanka's Air Force on Wednesday pounded Tamil Tiger rebel positions in the country's north, military said.

"We took three airstrikes, this morning, to destroy their (Tamil rebels) mortar positions," said military spokesman Brig Prasad Samarasinghe.

He said insurgents were firing mortars toward government troops in the northern Jaffna peninsula and that airstrikes were required to neutralise those attacks.

tags

<