The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has moved into the Adampan town as of today (9th) morning. 2 soldiers were killed in the renewed fighting in this area while 7 more were wounded. Today's fighting followed the clashes yesterday during which the army secured another 2 square km area to the south of the town center. Adampan was under siege for many months by the army's Task Force One.
More than 20 LTTE cadres have been killed in this front during last two days fighting. Majority of the SLA casualties were caused by long range mortar fire by the LTTE.