Explosions rock Pooneryn

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 November 2007, 01:55 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has launched heavy artillery barrage on Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) controlled Poonakari (Ponneryn) region in the Northern Forward Defence Line (FDL) as sources in Jaffna said Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) and SLA troops were being deployed, readying for a ground offensive in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Artillery and Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) fire began rocking the Northern Forward Defense Line (FDL) in Poonakari region with loud explosions at 5:30 a.m., sources in Ki'linochchi said.

The LTTE was retaliating with artillery fire.


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