Saturday, February 28, 2009

Sri Lanka: LTTE's high-tech satellite communication center

Troops of 58 Division who have entered in to Puthukudiirippu town perimeter have found LTTE's high-tech satellite communication center yesterday, 27 February, while further advancing into the built-up area amidst stiff resistance of terrorists, military sources said.

Infantrymen of 10 Gajaba Regiment (10 GR) serving under 58 Division were able to located the LTTE's high-tech communication center having modern satellite relaying machines. It was located at west of Puthukudiirippu area.

Computers, computer accessories, switches, telephones which were believed to be used for international communication through satellite were also found from the scene, military sources said.

As troops encircled the LTTE's last remaining stronghold, Puthukudiirippu, terrorists had to withdraw from the area leaving behind this high-tech satellite relaying machines used for international communication.

Meanwhile, in fighting reported in north of Kombavil area LTTE terrorists suffered heavy damages, military sources said. 5 bodies of LTTE terrorists killed in hours long fighting were recovered along with 4 x T-56 weapons.

Source: Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law & Order - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
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