Sri Lanka Air Force fighter jets launched 4 air strikes targeting 3 vital encampments of LTTE terrorists this morning (Oct 10), air force sources said.
Air Force spokesperson Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara speaking to defence.lk said that the first of the 3 air raids was taken at 6.30 AM targeting an LTTE communication centre located 3Km , northeast of Paranthan.
In addition, two air raids were taken at 7 AM targeting an LTTE leaders' hideout located 2km northeast of Kilinochchi town, he said.
At the same time, the third air strike was taken targeting a den of LTTE suicide bombers, also known as Black Tigers located 1.5 Km west of Paranthan, he added.
Speaking further, Wing Commander Nanayakkara said that all three targets were effectively engaged.More read.http://www.defence.lkaccording to tamilnet.com web Two civilians, a 46-year-old teacher and her 11-year-old daughter were killed and seven including her 14-year-old son and another boy at the same age, were wounded at Kumarapuram. The wounded were rushed to Ki'linochchi hospital, still functioning at Ki'linochhci town. 12 houses were destroyed in the attack at Kumarapuram. A Saiva temple, Kumarapuram Murukan koayil, and a shop were also destroyed in the air-strike.
(Pix:Dead bodies of the teacher and her daughter killed in SLAF attack, photographed at Ki'linochchi hospital)
The teacher killed in the attack was identified as Arumainathan Chandrathevi, 46. She was a teacher at Pazhai Central College. After displacement, she was teaching at Hindu Maha Viththiyaalayam. Her 11-year-old daughter, Achchika, succumbed to her wounds at Ki'linochchi hospital. Her father, 52-year-old Thamotharampillai Arumainathan and a 14-year-old brother, A. Ajithan, sustained injuries. Mr. Armumainathan was rushed to Ki'inochchi hospital with serious injuries. Their house was fully destroyed.
tmilnet web has published some pictures.