LTTE’s stronghold of Mullaitivu completely captured: Lankan army

January 25th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Colombo, Jan 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan troops fighting their way into the areas of the Tamil Tiger rebels Sunday fully captured the rebels’ last major bastion of Mullaitivu, dealing severe body blow to the beleaguered rebel outfit, the island nation’s army chief said Sunday.”Mullaitivu, the (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) LTTE terror hub, has been completely captured by our heroic troops. It is now totally under our control,” Army chief Lt.Gen. Sarath Fonseka announced in a national television broadcast.

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